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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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: a site if abscess can spread and new collection- loculations can form. Or some deep source from re rum can surface at multiple sites
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Hard to diagnose : Very hard to diagnose on this forum. I would seek the help of a dentist asap.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Anyone can get a peri-anal abscess. It can be more common in patients with crohn's disease. A person with or without ulcerative colitis can get peri-a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Local: These abscesses can be drained in a doctor's office or immediate care with local anesthesia unless they are very extensive. Hope this helps!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Perirectal: Abscesses are typically drained by a radiologist under ct guidance. See your doctor first.
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: This is manageable with surgical drainage and antibiotics in combination, but important to determine why the abscess occurred and to make sure that ot ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: A perianal abscess is an infected area adjacent to external anal canal. Other than pain, it can not influence function of the intestinal. Diarrhea is ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but: It requires surgical drainage and local hygiene as well as antibiotics.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
It may...: The bowel sliding into hernia sac may at times become incarcerated with no hope to slide back to abdominal cavity; this condition definitely causes bo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Treatment time: For most abscesses, treatment is faster with drainage vs just taking an antibiotic. And, often, drainage is the only treatment that is needed. Howev ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Swallowing the pus will not cause the infection to spread but if the infection is left untreated the bacteria can get into your bloodstream and cause ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
No, but...: ...Each case is unique, and depends on your history of prior diverticulitis, risks of recurrence, underlying complications, response of abscess to con ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Shih
Dr. Stan Shih answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Potentially: If there is severe pain and pressure, sometimes fully effective numbing of the area can not be achieved and the extraction may be painful. Other time ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
If the surgery was : Simply an incision and drainage then this is not uncommon. You either have a recurrent abscess or a peri anal fistula. You need an exam by a surgeon.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Right there in the: The cause of these infections is direct growth of the bacteria from an existing tooth cavity into the soft tissues and bones of the face and neck.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Heroic: If the Periodontist thinks it isn't salvageable, go with his/her recommendation. Heroic measures may not be cost effective.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Colon cancer: I would advocate having the procedure done as soon as technically possible waiting weeks is generally ok but not months , unless the delay is to unde ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Insert drain: Ileostomy after rectal cancer is used to protect the rectal resuturing to establish continuity in the bowel. II there is some kind of abscess and leak ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not common: Bowel obstruction can occur due to post op adhesions(uncommon) or tumor left behind(this will happen if the cancer was advanced/late stage. Your docto ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Co Q10 deficiency: Gum inflammation is known as gingivitis. It was discovered some years ago that this was due to a deficiency of Co enzyme Q10. This is a substance that ... Read More
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