Symptoms of an Anal Abscess

 People suffering with an anal abscess will experience the following symptoms:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Sometimes the abscess can burst on its own releasing pus
  • Flu- like symptoms as a result of the local infection.


What are the next steps?
If you think you have this condition or any of these symptoms
you will need to seek medical advice.
For more information or to make an appointment.
Contact birmingham bowel clinic on 0845 241 7762
or email
If you have private medical care or wish
to pay to see a consultant.
Take this factsheet along to your own
GP and request a referral to one
of our consultants
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