Posted 9/28/2016 3:28 PM (GMT -6)
Rockyman, when you have an abscess in the perianal region, it delivers heavy discomfort which often worsens with time; invariably the abscess continues to expand until such time that pressure is relieved, either externally to the skin, or internally out the anus. In some cases, a surgeon needs to induce the drainage when the discomfort is considerable. Abscesses in patients with CD often signal the existence of a tract which, dependent upon extent, are normally difficult to treat. I do not see your mention of CD, but if your fistula has not returned 12 months post-surgery, count yourself fortunate. Fistula recurrences are numerous in patients with CD, since surgery does not remove the cause.
If you have an abscess on the right buttock, the pain will be local to that region. The pain will increase with pressure. You may attain a mild fever.
There are numerous other causes to the pain you describe - the pain does not necessarily indicate something severe. The perianal region is a notoriously sensitive area.