What Is Perirectal Abscess?

Q:
What is perirectal abscess?

A:
A perirectal abscess is a pocket of pus in the tissues around the rectum.

The inflammation can be caused by injury to the anal area which can lead to bacteria entering the anal skin. The injury may be related to such things as anal fissures and hemorrhoids.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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