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Abscess On Lip
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
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
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
I have had an abscess on the corner of my lip for 2 days now. The pain is insane and the humiliation is unbearable. Help?
Diagnosis: Someone qualified needs to ascertain what it is prior to treatment. ...Read more
I have this huge boil/abscess on my pubic area like some of it's inside the lip and some out. I am antibiotic for two weeks & no improvement! it hurts?
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
I have an infected lip piercing. I have seen a doctor but most don't know what to do and this is my third round of antiobiotics. It's an abscess.
Localized infection: I don't know if the metal object is still present, but I would strongly advise removing it. Infections are often hard to clear if there is a 'foreign body'. That foreign thing allows bacteria to swarm all over it as a biofilm, and as a result is almost impossible to heal. Antibiotics should have cleared it up-so it must still be present? Too much antibiotic can have side-effects -see an ID doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an abscess drained 6 days ago from my upper lip. Now I have a rash around the stitches area. What's going on ? I'm a little nervous.
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