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Anal Abscess (cont.)

Anal Abscess Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of perirectal and perianal abscesses include the following:

  • Pain in the anal area or buttocks

  • Pus drainage near the anus

  • Fever

  • A lump in the anal area

  • Painful bowel movements

  • Lower abdominal pain

  • Fatigue

  • Swelling in the anal area or buttocks

  • Night sweats

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Perianal Abscess »

A perianal abscess represents an infection of the soft tissues surrounding the anal canal, with formation of a discrete abscess cavity.

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