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What causes abdominal scar tissue with small external tear with puss in it?

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40-years-old abdominal scar tissue has small external tear with puss in it. Have had "heat rash" or "jock itch" for months and have used anti-yeast ointment & powder, or cortisone ointment, or zinc oxide paste
Posted Fri, 28 Feb 2014 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Krishna Kiran Kannepalli 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Might be a suture granuloma. Detailed Answer: Hi. Thanks for the query. The sptoms that you mentioned point to a possibility of a suture granuloma. The other possibility is a boil that has ruptured. I suggest that you consult a surgeon. He will be able to assess the depth of the abscess and drain it accordingly.
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