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Causes Of Axillary Abscess
Went to ER for huge axillary abscess y would they not drain, give antibiotics but say it may need i&d & does need surgery? I'm so very confused!
Abscess: Abscess should be addressed surgically. Okay to get in with a local surgeon. Take a friend with you for support and assistance with recording the details. Hard to know what the er visit concluded, hopefully they gave you a referral to a surgeon. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Was given antibiotics for huge axillary abscess due to sweat gland infc, it got a head, popped has been draining &now has a hole in it is this normal?
Yes but . . .: Check back in w/your family doc to make sure the abscess has completely drained (and doesn't have any loculations or pockets). Also be sure to finish taking antibiotics as directed. Good luck! ps your (hopefully) empty pocket will eventually close, hopefully from bottom up so that it can't fill up again. ...Read more
I have an axcillary abscess but its not showing its self im in agony im going the ER what will they do please help?
Need to be drained: Puss trapped under skin has to be drained. Antibiotics will also be required. Then your pain will subside. ...Read more
I have an axcillary abcess under my left arm I have sufferd with t5hese under both arms for 9 years I am 24 weeks preggers will this harm the baby?
With regard, I want to know about causes of gluteal abscess and what percent of them is related to injection nurse laches?
No association..: There is no direct association between lash of a needle vs another way of inserting it. If the abscess came after needle insertion the cause of the infection is not the fashion the needle was given but rather the opening a needle causes which is open door for infection. This can happen with any type of injection or wound that opens the skin no matter how small or how it happens. ...Read more
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