I had a perinatal abscess on the right side drained

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Q: I had a perinatal abscess on the right side drained on February 20th. It's healed completely but about 2 days ago I've been experiencing pain on the left side of my anus and wasn't sure if it's possibly another abscess or an internal hemorrhoid? I feel a sharp pain every now and then but it feels internal. There's a slight bulge under the skin but I'm not sure if this is just an internal hemorhoid? Thank you.

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