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Abscess on scalp

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Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Need to get tests: few things u need looked into: 1) HIV and Hepatitis screening. 2) immune deficiency testing that would be genetic. 3) autoimmune testing. 4) ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Let me explain: An abscess (latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Absolutely: See a dentist asap to place you on the appropriate antibiotic regimen and treat the cause of the abscess! left untreated, even if you have no pain or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Possibly a: Tear can occur in the lining of the intestine near the anal opening. Could be from injury or straining with constipation. Can rarely be associated wit... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Infection: Infection around the spine.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Poor dental hygeine: By not keeping your teeth and gums clean. Make sure you brush at least twice daily and floss your teeth! flossing is one of the best things you can do... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
A boil : is a term that is used to describe a skin abscess.

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