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I have a boil on top part of vagina rite under belly could this be caused by that I have a slight cold?

I have a boil on top part of vagina rite under belly could this be caused by that I have a slight cold?

Probably not: If what you have is really a "boil", then it's a skin infection, and that is usually caused by a bacteria. Most upper respiratory infections are caused by viruses. So it's unlikely related, except that if you are run down, and tired, your immune system is weaker, and you are more prone to infections in general. ...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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Pain upper back w/deep breath.I do have chronic back pain, and im getting over a cold.Im on penicillin now, for a abcess.Can these cause upper back pain?

Pain upper back w/deep breath.I do have chronic back pain, and im getting over a cold.Im on penicillin now, for a abcess.Can these cause upper back pain?

Pleurisy (Pleuritis): You are likely having pleurisy (pleuritis). Go see your doctor. Typical if this is all that it is, a prescription of nsaids like Ibuprofen will help take care of it. But you have to go and ensure there is nothing else that could be irritating the lining of your lungs like a collection, etc. This is likely unrelated to your chronic back pain. ...Read more

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Will an abscess cause remote pain?

Will an abscess cause remote pain?

Possibly: Especially if blood becomes infected and seeds other areas of the body. ...Read more

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How can a im injection of phernergan cause an abscess? I had to have emergency i&d.

How can a im injection of phernergan cause an abscess? I had to have emergency i&d.

Injection risk: Any injection has a risk of bleeding, bruising, and infection, even if proper sterile technique was use, because it creates a break in the skin for bacteria on your skin to invade. The risk is low but not impossible. ...Read more

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What causes anal abscess?

What causes anal abscess?

Possibly a: Tear can occur in the lining of the intestine near the anal opening. Could be from injury or straining with constipation. Can rarely be associated with crohn's disease. Infection builds up inside and works itself toward the outside causing painful red swelling externally, outside the anal opening. ...Read more

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What causes perirectal abscesses ?

What causes perirectal abscesses ?

Several causes: They can be caused by superficial gland infections, or by abnormal connections between the rectum and the skin, called a fistula. ...Read more

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What actually causes a pilonidal abscess?

What actually causes a pilonidal abscess?

Some r prone to it: If you are one of the lucky (or unlucky) ones to have a propensity for this problem, then you may get it. Others will go their whole lives without ever having this. Good news, though, is it is well treated surgically, usually an outpatient procedure. Sometimes, it can go very deep. Er docs and family practice docs can treat this, but for recurrences, get to a general surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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What causes nasal abscesses?

See below: 25% of people have nasal staphyloccus aureus colonization. Any trauma inside the nose like pulling out a nose hair can precipitate an infected pimple or abscess. ...Read more

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What causes abscesses on the scrotum?

What causes abscesses on the scrotum?

Bacteria: Abscesses can occur anywhere. The causes can vary but ultimately its bacterial invasion that is responsible. ...Read more

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What causes breast abscesses?

What causes breast abscesses?

Skin Bacteria: Breast abscesses usually arise from normal skin bacteria traveling thru the nipple ducts & multiplying under the skin. This is most common in women who are breast feeding due to nipple trauma. When it occurs unrelated to lactation, we need to include breast cancer as a possible cause & do the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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