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Peristomal abscess

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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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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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
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
Dermatology 46 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Facial Abscess: Collection of pus in a cavity on the face.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
An abscess: Is a manifestation of infection. It can go to the bloodstream and can adversely affect especially the ones with compromised immune system. Please see... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Cosmetic Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes, but....: Oral sex can transmit genital herpes to the mouth resulting in a abscess like lesion in the soft tissue of the mouth. The chances of it causing a toot... Read More

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