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Radical orchadectomy.Went septic, second incision on scrotum to drain infected puss.Wound healed but pink bit protruding and oozing a little. Advice?
Possibly: Anytime you pop a pimple with a pin or worse your nails the risk of an infection is there. Most often staph. At this point you may use warm soaks unless the area is getting worse, hot and tender then see a physician ...Read more
Cold sore or pimple?Reddish area;few days later, whitehead appears;popped it.Whitish fluid drained.Now looks red.No crust, tingling, blisters at all.
Pimple: Canker sores do not have material in them like what you popped. ...Read more
2 mo. post op pilonidal cyst. Wound has not fully healed. There is yellow fluid inside wound, redness around site, and burning pain. Infection? Rash?
Possibly: Only a visual inspection with cultures will reveal the true nature of what's going on but my money would be on an infectious entity with what you're saying. Get an appointment back with the doctor who did the surgery and see how he/she wants to approach things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complications: Most surgical wounds are well healed at 3 to 4 weeks, so this is not in the normal recovery. There are several possible diagnoses to your problem, best to take friend/family with you to your surgery appointment for answers, imaging and treatments. You may be referred to another surgeon or wound care center. Be well. ...Read more
Recvd bite 2 months ago, thought spider, painful, one hole, red around, heals with scab, puss under scab pushes scab off, process repeats. ?
Scab: There is an ulceration under the scab from the bite which may well have been from a spider. This ulceration will heal very slowly and fills in gradually from below the scab. Apply warm soaks,pat dry and apply antibacterial ointment like neosporin daily. See your physician if continuing purulent drainage occurs or increasing redness develops. ...Read more
Penrose drain removed from scrotum on day 3 postop; drain-hole remains open on day 9 postop. Weeping blood, spotting gauze pad. No pus. Is this Okay?
Yes fine: This does not sound worrisome and will soon close. Shower, keep it clean, and this will be fine soon. Be sure to follow up with your treating surgeon. ...Read more
Pea size bump on eyelid-no blisters but discharge&crusts,light hurt before.Is it HSV virus?Had HSV blisters-same eyelid(diff location)few weeks ago.
HSV likes stress: Herpes is a nasty virus, and takes advantage of us when we are 'weak' -such as after some kind of stress. Herpes also loves to come out in the same area -so it could well be HSV again. Sometimes a bacteria (Staph) will attack the eyelid-this would be a sty and is quite painful. If it's not getting better, I would show it to a doctor who could help with directed therapy: antiviral or antibacterial ...Read more
Removed cyst from inner calves and wound re-opened after stitches removal. Will it keep bleeding?
How will peroxide/bacitracin bth affect staph &or herpes or any puss filled draining sore on area above clitoris ...Started itchin then bump busted?
Depends: Peroxide will provide variable levels of killing for staph, and Bacitracin is an antibiotic against streptococcus; it has poor activity against staph. Neither will have any effect against herpes. If it was a boil you had, then the draining itself is probably therapeutic; if the redness/hard area extends, i would see a doctor for systemic antibiotics. ...Read more