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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Open & drain Vs med: Occasionally these respond to a warm compress with spontaneous drainage & oral meds can assist the process but many recur. Those that are large or l ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramatsobane Martha Ledwaba
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Incision and drain: Abscess would need incision and drainage,esp if it is getting worse. Any form of nonsteroidal antiinflam agents like Brufen or Voltaren will relieve t ... Read More
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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Interesting: Paraspinal abscess is an infection of the area around the spinal cord. If the abscess compresses nerves, it can cause serious neurologic problems inc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Facial Abscess: Collection of pus in a cavity on the face.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Large abscesses: should be drained. CT is a good way to do that with ultrasound another option in certain cases.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
AV fistula: Countless studies and decades of research have shown a clear advantage for patients who undergo hemodialysis through an av fistula. The second best i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Kiewe
26 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The use of bilateral internal mammary arteries can increase the risk for decreased blood flow to the sternum (breast bone) and increase the risk for w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Sounds like: At least T4 which would be stage iib but the final surgical path to see if nodes are found and a pet scan to ensure no spread will determine te final ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Xrays: No. X-rays detect bones. Calcium. It does not detect soft tissue anatomy at all.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Nerve Recovery: Nerve injuries are classified as follows: a first-degree injury, or neurapraxia, will recover within days after the injury, or it may take up to thre ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Breathing priority?: Well, I wonder if they are concerned that your lungs filling up with bacteria and fluid is more dangerous than the perforated rectum at this moment an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
In dentistry: It can, if the problem that caused the abscess is not treated. A tooth root abscess could be surgically drained, but unless the tooth undergoes root ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
No: Multiple abscesses and a low anterior resection can not cause lung scaring.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
CCSVI: Your question brings up a serious issue, that is what does ccsvi have to do with multiple sclerosis? There have been surgeries assoc with hope that t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
SHBG...: Shbg, or sex hormone binding globulin gets down-regulated in the Insulin resistance syndrome. This is why women get hirsutism, or a mustache, and why ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Not enough info: I am sorry; that question is so general that it is impossible to give you a satisfactory answer in the 400 characters we're allotted. Are you the one ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Pyogenic: infection in the face of a VP shunt will inevitably require that the shunt be removed, the infection treated with antibiotics and then the shunt repla ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If the internal thoracic artery is used as a bypass conduit to a vessel that does not need a bypass, like one with less than significant blockage, or ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Exercise: I would check with your doctor that performed the procedure it would also depend on the type of exercise that you wanted to do.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Don't have to be: It takes a surgical procedure to connect the end if a vein to the side of an artery (create an av fistula). Once created, it will take another surgica ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Agree: Pleurodesis, or infusing material into the chest cavity to make the outside lining of the lung (visceral pleura) adhere to the inside lining of the ch ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Need examination: See a dentist and have an examination to find out where the source of your infection is. It could be a tooth, it could be sinus, but whatever it is y ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: There are many kinds of fistulas. By definition a fistula is an abnormal communication from one organ to another. Anal fistulas arise from the anal cr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kim
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Endometriosis can be caused by lymphatic/vascular system spread, retrograde menstruation or coelomic metaplasia.
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