Doctor insights on:
Can I Play Sport After Having A Boil Removed
I have reoccuring boils. Was told I had pelondisise sinus (if that's how u spell it). ..I had it operated and removed but now I have a boil further ln?
I keep getting skin abscess/boils. I've had several surgeries to have them removed. Any suggestions on how to prevent them?
Can I use Lidocaine Jelly to help numb an area before I excise a boil? It is in a more tender area than the ones I have done before.
Why are you doing th: Just why are you doing this? Yes lidocaine gel will numb the skin but you be careful what you do for you can cause worse infection and thus more issues. ...Read more
A year I had a boil and got it removed the cut would heal and like a month or 2later it would reopen how I can I get it to heal completely?
Recheck: It is possible there is still some of the boil present within the area so that may make it difficult to heal. It should probably be re-examined. ...Read more
Hi. My daughter (13) had her appendix removed on April 4th. She had an open appendectomy. She was told not to play sports or dance for two weeks. She went to dance practice last night and felt what she described as a 'pulling' inside and stopped danci
Call her surgeon: Everyone heals at their own rate. She may have needed a little more time to heal. Your daughter made the right decision to stop her activity. Take your daughter back to the surgeon to have her re-evaluated to make sure no damage was done. She may just need to rest a little longer from her surgery. Her surgeon can examine her abdomen and help determine when she can fully return to normal life. ...Read more
There are multiple factors involved-
What type of tumor?
How large was the tumor?
What part of the brain was the tumor?
There is much information needed to answer the question. Talk to your neurosurgeon who will have all your answers to help you. ...Read more
I just got a mole removed and the doc said not to play sports for two weeks. Any tips on how to make sure the sutures do not pop open from lacrosse?
Protect sutures: Doc said no sports for 2 weeks! That's your best tip. ...Read more
Ulcer: It sounds like your boil, or furuncle, ruptured and has no ulcerated. This requires frequent dressing changes as well as drainage if an abscess has developed. Depending on your situation you might also need an antibiotic medication to prevent infection. See a doctor or go to an er, particularly if you have a fever, chills, or sweats. ...Read more
Boil Treatment: If there are concerns about the seriousness of the infection, additional blood tests will be performed. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics to take if the infection is severe. If the boil is drained, a culture may be done to determine the type of bacteria causing the infection and to assess if an appropriate antibiotic was given. ...Read more
Best to see a doc: It's better to get pus out than to leave it in. However, the disadvantage of doing it yourself is that you can't be sure you're completely emptying the abscess. In addition, unless a deep abscess is packed with sterile dressing, it may close from the outside first, allowing reaccumulation of the pus inside. We prefer that it heal from the inside out. ...Read more
Tissue destruction: When you have a small, localized infection like that -a real 'war' is going on-between the germs and your immune system. That's why there's such an inflammatory reaction. If a small 'hole' exists after you expressed pus-which is made up of dead immune cells and germs- don't worry. This will 'fill in' naturally via the body's healing process (granulation). If it's really painful/sore, show a doctor ...Read more
See a doctor: Do not allow this to progress unimpeded and undiagnosed. Get seen, diagnosed and managed. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Rupture: When a boil ruptures, generally drainage of pus-like discharge will ensue. It's best to keep the affected area covered while the boil heals on its on. There is nothing otherwise that needs to be done than to keep the affected area clean, dry and dressed. It can take 1-2 weeks to completely heal, dependent on the size of the boil. ...Read more
Boil: As a boil heals, the area becomes softer, less tender, drains less and becomes less red. ...Read more
Yes: When a boil erupts, what is left is generally a defect of the skin that can extend deep into the dermis. ...Read more
Boils and Cysts: Boils do not have sacs and thus they need to be drained. Epidermoid cysts have sacs and once the cyst has ruptured it is difficult to remove the sac and the cyst can return. ...Read more
See doctor: Boils can be caused by a number of different bacterial infections including some resistant bacteria such as mrsa. See your doctor to have it incised and drained and cultured. Oral and topical antibiotics may be prescribed to treat it. Lukewarm compresses help it drain once it has been excised. Wash clothes and towels that may be contaminated right away to prevent spread. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How soon after having a hydrocele removed can i start having sex again?
- Can i play sports after a tooth extraction?
- Can i have a mole removed while pregnant?
- How long do i have to wait till i can smoke weed after getting my tonsils removed?
- Can i have a lipoma removed during pregnancy?
- Shall soon can i have sex after removed 4mm polyps in womb
- Can i play basketball after the gallbladder removal?
- Can i play tennis after a colles fracture?
- Can i play soccer if i have mono?