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Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
See your doctor.: An abscess rupturing is actually a good thing in most cases, in that the infection is now draining. The problem is that allowing an abscess to rupture is usually not complete and adequate drainage. A physician should examine you to make sure further surgical drainage is not needed, and it is likely that you would benefit from an antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an infected Bartholin's abscess it burst on its own 4 days ago from the outside and im loosing blood clots but from inside me now is this normal?
Not normal: especially passing large blood clots. See your doctor. ...Read more
My abscess burst today. I am on antibiotics. How long does it take for the pus to drain? I am currently trying to absorb with tissues but still coming
Burst abscess on butt. Saw a PA who only prescribed me Bactrim & to let it drain. Is draining but site has an inner-ring of raw skin with a white-ish hole & secondary discharge below, mostly blood. Overall size of abscess site not reduced. Advice?
Throat abscess: You really need someone to look at this. The throat is a difficult place to evaluate, even as a practitioner. It is even more difficult for a person to look in their own throat. Get it checked by your primary practitioner or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Depends: Depending how large the abcess was and what procedures needed to be done it may continue to ooze some blood. However, frank bleeding is not nornal and should be evaluated. ...Read more
I have buttocks abscess, the problem is its appear every 7 days to 2 month for 24-36 hours and gone (burst its self), its painful to sit or sleep?
See your doctor for: antibiotic treatment & referral to a surgeon who will drain the abscess & likely pack it with gauze to keep it open & draining. Although it may be from a different bacterium if it's close to your anus, Staphylococcus is the germ that usually causes skin abscesses. If not fully treated, a few "staph" bacteria remain & cause recurrence. ...Read more