An anal abscess is an infected, puss-filled pocket located near the rectum and anus. These abscesses are usually caused by bacteria, fecal matter, or foreign matter that has clogged the anal glad. People with anal abscesses can develop fistulas as well. Fistulas are tunnels that lead from the infected gland to the infected area or abscess. However, at times, a fistula will lead directly out of the body; creating an opening near the anus on the buttock. People suffering from anal abscesses or fistulas often have the following symptoms:

There are many effective treatments for abscesses and fistulas, and Dr. Senter and Dr. Allen can help determine the best course of action for you. Contact the physicians at Fort Worth Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates today at 817.250.5900, or click here to request an appointment.


Our Surgeons

Fort Worth Top Docs 2013