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abscess on hip

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Immediate Attn: If you have a hard area the size of your thigh, you need emergent medical care for drainage and IV antibiotics. This is quite severe and an emergency. ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Drainage: Antibiotics are not terribly successful to "cure" an abscess. This is because the antibiotics rarely fully penetrate the fluid collection that makes ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See doctor: Three abscesses warrant an evaluation to rule out underlying disease, like diabetes. Wish you good health!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
No: A deep wound which takes this long a period of time to heal is certainly cause for concern. The continued pain may indicate a deeper abscess or infect ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
I and D: See a doctor. I might need to be drained. Be safe and see if it looks serious by a doctor.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely: The fact the abscess drained doesn't mean that it drained completely. Also, it may be that the cavity got infected from the anus with more bacteria an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then see a doctor and have it evaluated.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Psoas abcess: Its rare but it is possible. Another possibility is trochanter bursitis
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Diff is infection: An abscess is a fluid collection specifically due to infection. Abscesses contain pus. A fluid collection outside of the gut but within the abdomina ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Many reasons: There are several ways yes. Diverticulitis (little sac out-pouchings in the colon) can rupture and lead to this. Irritation anywhere in the pelvis c ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sepsis: The biggest risk is systemic infection where the infection spreads to the blood stream and starts causing severe inflammation and organ system dysfunc ... Read More
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