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Butt Health in the Pandemic: Anal Abscesses

The other night, I was called in to drain a peri-rectal abscess. It’s kind of a fun thing to do, despite the fact that a) it’s generally a ‘chore’ relegated to surgical interns, ie ‘butt pus in the ED’, and, b) the thought of pus makes my dad want to vomit. But draining an abscess, like bursting a pimple (which, guys…

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