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Suggest treatment for persistent pain when suffering from anal abscess

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Dr. Hari Charan Perigela

General Surgeon

Practicing since :1995

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Posted on Mon, 13 Mar 2017 in Lump
Question: my son has a anal abscess the dr gave him flagyl and cephlaxin , but the pain continues what should I do
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
The pus has to be drained.

Detailed Answer:
Peri anal abscess is a very painful condition.
Once the pus is collected, it has to be drained.
Antibiotics will not work at this stage.
Please consult a General surgeon and proceed further.
Pain will come down immediately once the pus is drained.Antibiotics should be continued after surgery.
Nothing to worry.
Hope I answered your query.
Wish you good health.
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