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Anal abscess and Fistulas
Anal Abscess and Fistulas are common problems that affect millions of people every year. They can cause discomfort, pain, and embarrassment for those who suffer from them. But with the right knowledge and treatment, these conditions can be managed effectively. An Anal Abscess is a painful swelling that forms in the anal area. It is usually caused by a bacterial infection. The most common symptoms of an Anal Abscess include pain, swelling, redness, and tenderness in the affected area. In the case of Anal Fistulas, it is an abnormal connection between the anal canal or rectum and the skin surrounding the anus. The most common symptoms of a Fistula include pain, swelling, discharge of pus, and itching around the anus. There are different types of Fistulas, including Simple Fistulas, Complex Fistulas, and Recurrent Fistulas. Diagnosis of a Fistula usually involves a physical examination and imaging tests such as an MRI or CT scan.
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