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I had an peri-anal abscess removed years ago and now I have

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I had an peri-anal abscess removed years ago and now I have a lump which weeps constantly at the site of closure. What is this?
Hi there, the most possible explanation is that there has been a fistula which wasn't removed completely. This may have lead to new inflammation and the beginning of a new abscess. You should see a surgeon for an examination. I am afraid another operation might be necessary.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I went to see a doctor who said it may be a wart and gave me some cream. A wart does not weep though, surely ?
No it can't for sure. I think there might have been a little crust which your doctor took for a whart, but it came from the secretion of the inside of the abscess.