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Abscess Of The Skin
See below: An abcess is when bacteria invade deeper into the skin and create a pocket of infection that spreads into nearby tissue enlarging it. Antibiotics will not help. The treatment is having a doctor numb it up and open the top with a scalpel allowing the infectious pus inside drain out and removing any contents inside. This will relieve the abcess. ...Read more
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
I had surgery for a abscess back in February , the skin in my anal area is peeling I was using baby wipes after the surgery, could this be the cause?
My wife, 27,non-lactating, has been facing recurring breast abscess (pus oozes from the skin) on her left breast since last year. Suggest treatment.
May require drainage: You usually start with antibiotics. Ask your doctor to do gram stain, culture and antibiotic sensitivity before she starts antibiotics. However, if this had been recurrent, it might had formed a fistula, than it needs to be drained surgically ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How large is the scar following minor surgery for a skin abscess? I recently developed a skin abscess on my left cheek following an accident on my skateboard that became infected. I am scheduled for a surgery in two days. I am concerned that this will lea
Any : Any time there is a laceration through the skin it may leave a scar, but the surgeon will make every attempt to minimize the scar and can give you advice on wound care to minimize scarring, so please tell the surgeon your concerns. In addition, keep out of the sun as much as possible in the year after surgery or wear a hat and sunscreen (after the wound heals) so that the area won't darken. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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