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perihepatic abscess

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Generally no: A small amount of perihepatic ascites is usually not painful. Possible causes include chronic liver disease or the sequelae of an acute insult to the ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery: Depending on the cyst, how extensive or limited. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/704845_6
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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
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 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 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med tx: Acutually, if a baby has an abscess - that warrants prompt medical attention.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 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 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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