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Boils With Green Pus
It may well be: Would not have sexual contact until this has been medically evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tonsil has some yellow/whiteish liquid i can squeeze out of it. Along with these yellow pus balls. Be worried?
Tonsilloliths: Tonsilloliths, also known as tonsil stones, are clusters of calcified material that form in the crevices of the tonsils. Protruding tonsilloliths may feel like foreign objects lodged in the tonsil crypt. They may be a nuisance and difficult to remove, but are usually not harmful. Tonsillectomy may be indicated if bad breath due to tonsillar stones persists despite other measures. ...Read more
Chickenpox blisters on face now infected with bacteria, yellowish fluid oozes. Am taking coamoxiclav.What will I do w/ the infected blisters?Pick them?
Poped a bump with yellow pus boil on top and it spread and all pimple left dark spots could this be staph infection body was hot also hot?
Could be Staph: Without seeing this and culturing it it is impossible to accurately diagnose. See a doctor and have them examine you. Good luck. ...Read more
Sore & painful throat with redness, nose drainage, and clear/yellow mucus with streaks of blood? Sinuses maybe? Smoker (ciggs)
Bad cold??: How long have you had these problems? Sounds like there is a lot draining gown your throat as well. Do you have fever? Body aches!? Do your upper teeth hurt? If you have been sick longer than 10-14 days you should see your dr as you might have developed a sinus infection . Use a cool mist humidifier in your bedroom, try not to blow, keep you nose moist with saline spray . Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps too. ...Read more
Boil on toe,clear jelly like pus. Treated with antibiotic ointment. boil dry up but grow again in 2 weeks.
5th urine infection in a month all treated with antibiotics, now itchy red ladies area with white bits any ideas?
Yeast Infection : Frequent use of antibiotics can reduce a person's normal bacterial flora. Normal flora are the array of harmless bacteria which exist in the vaginal area and reduce ones risk for fungal over growth. An erythematous (red), pruritic (itchy) vagina (ladies area), with white discharge is highly suggestive of a fungal vaginitis (vaginal yeast infection). ...Read more
Whit pimple vagina, green discharge, smell like fish, white tongue and gums and hives all over, purple inside mouth with veins, headache is it infection?
Have a popped abscess in my bellybutton which smells really bad and first had green puss come out followed by green puss tainted red, ?
Untreated infection: Foul smelling pus is a mixture of bacteria and your body's white blood cells there to kill it. After draining it, there will be some blood mixed with the discharge as the healthy surrounding tissue is irritated. You need to be seen by your doctor for an antibiotic to prevent further spreading of the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe folliculitis on abt 60% of scalp, pus filled odorous about 1/2sq in size Treated with steroid shot and antibiotic neither worked, suggestions?
Consider ID referral: A referral to an Infectious diseases specialist may help to: 1) Determine a specific diagnosis (such as tinea capitis or hydraneitis suppurativa), 2) Prescribe a more appropriate medication (like an anti-fungal agent), 3) Find the source of infection (which you may be re-exposing yourself) , or 4) Connect to other specialists if advanced treatment is necessary (e.g. Anti-TNF therapy). ...Read more
I was treated for a boil 5 days ago w/ antibiotics. The boil popped yesterday & is draining green pus & still hurts. Should I be concerned?
I have large boils. Busted one with brownish green blood pus and had foul odor. Should I be worried? Have holes from others too.
I have a boil that busted and it's now draining blue/green pus and the pain is severe. What should I do?
I have a boil in my armpit it's been draining for about two weeks and now the pus is green what should I do please help!
I have a boil very tiny but very painful u can see the white pus but besides being very painful it at a stand still please help I can't take the pain?
Get it examined!: Many boils need to be drained for proper healing to take place. Most patients also need antibiotics in conjunction. I recommend getting seen by your provider and getting it drained under sterile technique. Get better soon! ...Read more
Boil: A boil draining pus can be a sign of a staph infection. If you have not seen a doctor, you should. The lesion may require drainage or possibly antibiotics. Washing with an antibacterial soap and applying hot compresses to the lesion may help until you can be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Boil treatment: A boil is usually a staph infection and is therefore infectious. If drainage comes out easily from a boil, there is no real harm in pressing it to express the drainage. Please wash hands and the area well with antibacterial soap after doing so. If it is not resolving or if you experience fever or expanding pain and redness, see your local health professional. ...Read more
See doctor: for culture and possible packing of boil ...Read more
Keep at it: If there is increasing pain, spreading redness, or continual drainage get help. The surgeons have a saying "the only cure for an abscess is drainage" meaning if it has thoroughly drained then it will heal without antibiotics. Use very warm WET compresses pressed against the area for 10 minutes 4x/day. It helps draw out the pus or brings things to surface where it can open and drain - has to be WET ...Read more
I have got boil on my chain .. It is paining a lot. Swelling has appeared around it. Boil is reddish. Its since 2 days ago. No pus is now there in.
I think I might have a boil on my vagina. It's on the outside and it's not open and there's no pus but it is painful. ?
Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
How to clean a popped boil (with or without pus) at home so that it doesn't spead when a doctor is not available?
Boil: It's important to apply hot (not too hot) applications and wash the surrounding uninfected skin with rubbing alcohol to prevent the spread of the staphylococcal bacteria. You shouldn't try to drain the abscess but if drainage is needed, a physician should perform the procedure and will most likely prescribe an antibiotic as well. ...Read more