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Abscess On Knee
Root canal 2 mths ago now have an abscess(jaw pain, headaches) knee surgery 1 month ago, been told not have a major dental after 3 months, what to do?
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 have a bumb under the skin beneath my knee cap and I am concerned it is an abscess. Suddenly appeared and is slightly painful to touch.
My knee and leg hurt constantly and when I am on it a lot it feels like an abscess also tender to touch this has been going on for about two months
Knee Abscess: This depends on location of abscess, extent of surgery, how it effects the activity of the knee, and any other medical problems that you may have. I could be very helpful or not necessary depending on those conditions. If you physician has determined that you would benefit from physical therapy these variables have been considered. If you think it would be helpful discuss with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stitch abscess on the side of my knee from surgery 2 years ago. What would be the best treatment. Already had antibiotics that didn't work.
I had abcess on the side of my knee. I cut it myself and had all puss taken out. I ve a black mark at that place now. Should i worry?I feel no pain
Warm compress &: Tylenol (acetaminophen). You may get by with letting it pop, aided by warm compress, and relieve the pain with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin and the like. If that does not relieve the boil in a couple of days, you should see your doctor to see if needs to be drained. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a boil or staff on my inner thigh and it is bought the size of half dollar and red and irritated from my knee to my growing should I go to e.R?
Hello. Is it okay to continue breastfeeding my 10 month old baby even if I have a boil? The boil is on my knee. Thank you.
Not a problem: I would have the boi; treated, but it has no effect on your milk. ...Read more
I have an abcess above my knee its so painful i can't hardly walk and the pain has spread up my leg toward my groin does this sound like cellulitis?
I agree: You need to see a doctor to sse if you have a more serious cellulitis called necrotizing fascitis. You may need surgery for the cellulitis abscess plus to rule out necrotizing fascitis. See a docto now for you will need probably IV anibiotics and surgery to drain the abscess. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers