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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: If you are asking, it is safer to to to ER than not go. Do go if you have pain and fever. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables ... Read More

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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Abscess: Soaking this frequently in warm to hot water or use of compresses will help to bring this to the surface and allow it to be drained, if it really is a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Plan. : Antibiotic may help, but possibly your abscess need to be open. Please discuss this with your doctor, because we can not make decision on line not see ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
See doctor NOW: See you doctor or an er immediately. It may need to be drained surgically and you may need antibiotics. Don't fool around with a potentially dangerous ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Facial swelling: Facial swelling is not normal. Absence of pain does not mean there is not a problem. Make an appointment to see a dentist or an oral surgeon.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Recurrent abcess: can come form the wound sealing up too soon, or from a bacteria or fungus that is not treated fully by the antibiotic. While daring pus is better than ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need antibiotics? : A few questions first: when did it start? More than 72 hours & getting worse? Serious. Abscess-type swelling, tenderness? Serious. If you have the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Hematomas: With injection drug use -there is a small trauma to the skin/soft tissues/veins each time. Sometimes there could be bleeding under the skin after an i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Abscess: Infected tooth can cause your symptoms. It's an indication that the infection is rapidly spreading. You need professional help immediately. See Den ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Inflammation: Abscess is the result of acute suppurative inflammation and inflammation produces, pain, swelling, redness, local warmth and loss of function of the a ... Read More
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