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Anal Abscess
An_241835 posted:
I read that if you have an anal abscess it needs to be opened before it erupts. So, my question is what happens if it erupts before medical attention?
martymay30 responded:
It can lead to an infection. I have had so many I have lost count. I have had the I and D on about 4 of them and in fact, I have one now. However, it just filled right back up after being drained. I would suggest you consult a doctor right away if you have one before it leads to an infection near the rectum. Any infection near an opening to your body is ALWAYS a bad idea with IBD.

Best of luck and health to you

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