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What is liver abscess?

Pus

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in the liver. Usually caused by spread of a distant infection, it can also form after parasite infections of the GI tract or even tumors of the liver that grow too fast and die (necrosis). Management is with antibiotics and percutaneous drainage, rarely needs open surgery
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What is a lung abscess?

Lung infection

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Usualy caused by bugs aspirated from the oral cavity. Between the bug and the inflammatory response to the bug, the lung can form a cavity of destroyed lung tissue. The cavityh makes it diffigult for host defense and antibiotics to eradicate the infection and it can take many months to heal.
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What's a liver abscess?

Infection

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Very simply, it is an infection within the liver, usually described as a pus-filled mass.
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Is skin abscess curable?

Yes

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Incision and drainage plus antibiotics
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What is an anal abscess?

A pain...

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...in the butt caused by pus under the skin of your anus (butthole)
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What's a facial abscess?

Facial Abscess

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Collection of pus in a cavity on the face.
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What is a spinal abscess?

Infection

An abscess is a localized area of infected tissue, usually secondary to a bacterial infection. If this involves the vertebral column or is within the spinal canal, this could be very dangerous and life threatening and would require emergency treatment.
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What causes anal abscess?

Possibly a

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Tear can occur in the lining of the intestine near the anal opening. Could be from injury or straining with constipation. Can rarely be associated with Crohn's Disease. Infection builds up inside and works itself toward the outside causing painful red swelling externally, outside the anal opening.
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What is a breast abscess?

Localized Infection

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A breast abscess is a localized collection of pus in the breast tissue. Breast abscesses develop as a result of infection of the breast tissue which can occur due to several causes. Treatment involves incision and drainage of the breast abscess
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What is an abscess tooth?

Infection

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An abscessed tooth is a tooth that has an infection, must commonly from the nerve dying from decay (or trauma) and then the tissue inside the canals of the tooth work their way out to the tip of the root(s) and cause an acute infection in the bone. A tooth can also have an abscess from other causes such as periodontal disease or from a fractured or perforated root.
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