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My daughter has a abscess on her lip where do I take her too?

My daughter has a abscess on her lip where do I take her too?

Online consult: Please consult any of the doctors in the network within your state for a prompt assessment. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

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


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Having abscess on vagina lips is it a symptom of hiv?

Having abscess on vagina lips is it a symptom of hiv?

HIV: Unlikely. This is usually an infected cyst or a gland. The rule, however, is that if you think there is a possibility you were infected you should go and be tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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My dad has abscess on upper lip since 3 days.doctor asked him to start antibiotics immediately for 3 days.And my father is diabetic.How serious is it?

My dad has abscess on upper lip since 3 days.doctor asked him to start antibiotics immediately for 3 days.And my father is diabetic.How serious is it?

Serious?: Yes, the abscess is very important and your Dad must follow the doctor's advice. Regarding diabetes (he is almost certainly not diabetic) he should see a diabetes educator who will help him get rid of diabetes. Type one diabetes is almost always long standing. Late age diabetes can and should be totally controlled. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Hi, I had abscess on my upper lip in jan this year.Still now there is some swelling and the upper lip line of the lip seems to b broken.wat shud I do?

Hi, I had abscess on my upper lip in jan this year.Still now there is some swelling and the upper lip line of the lip seems to b broken.wat shud I do?

Maybe returning: See your doctor for treatment! This can be come very serious. This may also be related to dry or cracked lips. Ask your doctor how to avoid this problem? do you habitually bite your lip? ...Read more

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I have an abscesses on my upper lip, how do I get rid of it fastest?

I have an abscesses on my upper lip, how do I get rid of it fastest?

See dentist asap!: The fastest way to get rid of that abscess is to see a dentist who can prescribe an appropriate antibiotic and remove\treat the cause of that infection. There is nothing that you can do on your own to get rid of it. ...Read more

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Had a abscess lanced on my face yesterday, right above my lip the size of a silvr dollr. Should it still be swollen, red, hard and have puss coming out ?

Had a abscess lanced on my face yesterday, right above my lip the size of a silvr dollr. Should it still be swollen, red, hard and have puss coming out ?

Abscess swelling: It will take more than one day for the drainage and swelling to so side. If the situation worsens, or if it doesn't improve after 3-5 days, let your physician know. Warm soaks may be helpful. ...Read more