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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
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 female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Healing abcess: 7-10 days. Can resume work in 48-72 hrs s/p surgery.
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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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med tx: Acutually, if a baby has an abscess - that warrants prompt medical attention.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Painful infection: An abcesses is a localized painful infection amd can be treated easily with minor incision amddrainage. There will be discharge forva few days until i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
Usually bacteria: various bacteria can lead to abscesses. sometimes a benign cyst that is quiescent can be traumatized and lead to an irritated region which becomes sec ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Lavigne
44 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: while other infections can be cleaned and healed by our immune system, abscesses are like a cyst = walled off and resistant to the normal immune respo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
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