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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Somewhat: Rectal abscess is not uncommon. Can be associated with conditions such as crohn's colitis and ulcerative colitis. Can be associated with a diabetic co ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not lots: A Bartholin's cyst or abscess occurs in up to 2% of women. They are easy to treat with simple drainage, but the more effective treatment is a marsupi ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Primary care doc?: Can't your regular doc help you with these? It would certainly be a lot more convenient and lest costly than the ED.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Not always: But it is very likely that your abscess will be due to the same bacteria as before. It needs to be drained and cultured and treated appropriately, no ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Drainage- stop squee: Abscess caused by an infection of bacteria. Squeezing usually makes it worse and spreads the infection into otherwise healthy areas. Drainage is the o ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Thigh Abscess: It really doesn't make sense that an antibiotic which is antimicrobial in nature would cause you to have a bacterial abscess. Please see your prescrib ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If you have no fever, and you can tolerate sitting in a chair, you can probably manage till tomorrow. But you probably should make sure somebody exami ... Read More
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Dr. David Wishnew
42 years experience Wound care
Delayed infection: Since plates and screws are often used in bone repair, their presence can be a focus around which bacteriae can accumulate. It may take many months, b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sepsis: Until proven otherwise. Your condition is serious enough and needs to be addressed promptly. You have a vaginal abscess with fever and generalized sym ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: Infection is not controlled. Inadequate drainage of abscess or cellulitis are possibilities. Get to a doctor, so that you can get adequate drainage ... Read More
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