I think its less painful to have it drained out then to live with the abscess.
Don't worry, it is not that painful. I have got it drained several times. Rather I have the experience of needle, surgical blade, forceps, to drain out my abscess.
45 years Male Attorney
Diagnosed UC October 1989
Had two stage J Pouch Surgery Nov 2005; Take Down March 2006
Complications after surgery - Incisional Hernia and Ano Fistulas
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