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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
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/23/2014

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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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