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A 32-year-old female asked:

what does it mean when puss from a long time abcess on my palm switches from thick yellow to sometimes leaks fluid off n on? it is swollen and sore

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Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Chronic infection: Have it checked out by your doctor. Infections of the hand could spread deep to the tissues or the bone. You probably need drainage and proper antibiotics.

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Last updated Nov 10, 2015

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