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I have had a fistula plug inserted a week ago. Since then I

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I have had a fistula plug inserted a week ago. Since then I have been in pain and discharge. Covering the external opening I have a swelling it looks like a cyst, the opening is about 1 inch above anus 6 0 clock. A doctor said it was an infection and prescribed antibiotics. The lump is still there.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HiWhat is your question?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What is the lump on the external opening and will it go away
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
these are the picture of lump which is partially recovering the external opening it is still draining. the lump came up 3 days after surgery
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do you think caused the lump
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
It is a polynoidal cystIt will not necessarily go away without be surgically corrected.If does not clear up, see a general surgeon. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this questionI don't think this is a cystCan you attach another picture.It may be an abscess
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