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Bleeding when spitting in morning I have white things in crypts often and my oral hygiene isnt the best tonsil stones causing bleeding? Abscess?

Bleeding when spitting in morning I have white things in crypts often and my oral hygiene isnt the best tonsil stones causing bleeding? Abscess?

Brush teeth,dentist: Overall it seems you have hit the most important thing on the head - improved oral hygiene! the bleeding can be from gum disease although more serious dental infections can do the same. If you have pain, difficulty swallowing and fever, an abscess could be there. White things are collections of food, etc in the tonsils and are common. ...Read more

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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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Colorectal surgeon says bleeding since abscess surgery for 4 months ago not related to surgery. Husband just had colonoscopy and treated for crohns.

Colorectal surgeon says bleeding since abscess surgery for 4 months  ago not related to surgery. Husband just had colonoscopy and treated for crohns.

Not sure ? Ur asking: Perianal abscesses are common with crohn's, often pre dating diagnosis. Bleeding is commonly from ulcers in colon, but also common after anorectal surgery, due to friable scar tissue and daily trauma from bms. If u are asking is the bleeding from his surgery, his surgeon says no, so no cause for alarm. ...Read more

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Why is my abscess still bleeding after 10 days? Is this normal?

Why is my abscess still bleeding after 10 days? Is this normal?

IDK, No: You didn't say whether or not you are already being treated by a health care professional for this. Depending upon the location of your abscess, see the appropriate doctor for an immediate evaluation and treatment. Untreated infections can be dangerous and even life threatening. Call now! ...Read more

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I have had an abscess just above my bum and it burst the other day, pain has subsided and bleeding is far less, though there is still some serous flui?

I have had an abscess just above my bum and it burst the other day, pain has subsided and bleeding is far less, though there is still some serous flui?

What's the question?: Well, that's one way to handle an abscess - wait for it to burst. The healing process should begin now that the space containing the infection has been emptied of its contents. But you didn't have to go through all that pain and (probably) worry -- if it ever happens again, get to a doctor early in the course and get it treated in a less painful and more civilized manner. ...Read more

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My gum is swollen and its bleeding. Can you die from an abscess?

My gum is swollen and its bleeding. Can you die from an abscess?

Gingivitis/Periodont: Swelling, bleeding of gums are classical symptoms of gingivitis and if there is lost of attachment it is called periodontitis. It is very unlikely to die from an abscess but it is possible. Any kind of infection which an abscess is needs to be treated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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3 months post abscess drainage surgery: at the site of surgery in left gluteal region i started bleeding today. What should I do?

3 months post abscess drainage surgery: at the site of surgery in left gluteal region i started bleeding today. What should I do?

Get it looked at by : Anytime you have a significant change you should get your surgeon to check it out. Only they know for sure what is there. Often it is fluid that has old blood in it. It can look like a lot of bleeding. But get it checked. ...Read more

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My 6 months pregnancy time abscess arises and removed by surgery. But after 2 month of my delivery again its arise and sometimes bleeding.What will do?

Abscess: You could ask your ob/gyn doctor to consult with an infectious diseases expert and coordinate care in that manner, so that if further surgical intervention proves necessary it can be discussed between the two physicians and the antibiotic therapy chosen to supplement the needed surgical drainage. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have an abscess on breast for about two now it started draining on its own now its bleeding and very irritated. Is thus normal?

Abscess: Sounds like you have mastitis. Depending on your age, location of an abscess and if you are breastfeeding, different treatment options. If there's a cyst or abscess it should be fully excised, sometimes infection in the ducts may cause relapse. Get mammogram if you're over 35. Please see you doctor, or plastics or breast surgeon soon ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more