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Normal drainage: If you have an arm wound that is open, it is normal to have some clear, yellow drainage from it. If it were infected, the drainage would look like pus, and you would have a reddish color in the area and increased discomfort. It should disappear as wound heals and closes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Had 4 lymph nodes removed &biopsies ( benign) 2weeks ago. half of incision split open..pain & hard lump under it. Itches down arm ?? Infection?
Had 2 opinions 1 told me was a mole that had bled n anova told me it isn't n neither are 3 on arm it's skin infection so not sure 2 get anova opinion?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing this have no way of determining what it is likely to be, but suggest that if you have not yet seen a dermatologist, do so quickly and get an appropriate assessment. Good luck. ...Read more
Few days with treatm: Yes it will go away with proper treatment. ...Read more
See a doctor: Although you are only 25 yo the "tingling" suggests that this is either from the cervical spine or possibly as a result of referred pain from a focus in the thorax. This should be checked by a professional. Make a list of all your symptoms and their temporal relationship to each other and take it with you to the doctor. Good luck ...Read more
There is a mole on my back..A surgeon told me its not melanoma. Around it there is pain and it causes pain to my right arm too.. Infection?
Need exam: Now that you know what the mole "isn't", i would ask him/her what it "is". It sounds like you are have enough symptoms to warrant removing the mole and examining it under a microscope to see what it is. An infection should cause the skin to turn red, with swelling, and pus drainage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swollen lymph node under my arm from an infection i'm being treated for... And i keep pushing on it to feel it. Will that cause sepsis?
Family practice : You seem pretty knowledgeable for an 18 yo. Pressing on the lymph node lightly should not cause any harm. Sometimes pressing on boils or pimples will cause further injury but you are being treated with antibiotics so shouldn't be a problem. Always check with your dr if swelling persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have sle but for days severe upper arm(l) lymph infection, 3 days on prednisone, not better at all.Other lymph also swollen, some hurt , others not?
Infectipn: You have a most concerning constellation of symptoms lyphadenitis is usually a bacterial induced event. Prednisone may mask symptoms but is contraindicated in infection. The medication is sometimes used with antibiotics to decrease inflammation . This requires urgent attention. ...Read more
I accidentally cut my arm while doing a home improvement project. What signs should I watch for infection?
Signs of infection: Redness, swelling, warmth, pain and red streaking radiating from the area. ...Read more
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