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Draining Sores In Skin
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
My cut is very deep and swollen and the skin is a gap between it, it's drains all the time. What can I do to help it heal sooner?
Come again????: If you need help with a deep wound see a DR. You may need stitches. Meanwhile, wash well with tap water. You might try steri-strips to close the wound. Are you current for tetanus immunization? Vaseline is OK but peroxide, iodine, alcohol, bacitracin, neosporin, etc all interfere with healing. ...Read more
Ive had this stye for about 6 months. It popped today on the outside of my skin, but i can see that it didnt completely drain. What should i do?
Leave it alone: Give it a few more days to see what happens. If the problem persists, check with your doctor. I would not advise poking the area with a needle on your own. ...Read more
Yes: Sure is, if all of the "shell" or bag containing the cyst did not get removed, then can and will return. ...Read more
I hurt my pinkie, and it's bleeding under the skin where impact was, should I drain it or it'll clear itself?
My tonsil has holes. Liquid drains from them. Speciall behind flap of skin to the side. White balls come out also. Wat is this?
Normal: It may be normal to have some discharge or tonsillar exudate, that resides in crypts within the tonsils. They can be related to retained food particles that are degraded by saliva and bacteria, which can cause the foul odor. Other causes can be infection so when in doubt, check it out. ...Read more
Painless, colorless,bb sized bump just under skin? Its rock hard but doesnt hurt. i tried to open it and drain it and didnt even bleed. what is it?
What does it mean when you have multiple accessed on your inner thighs? There are multiple abcesses on my inner thighs and when one would rupture and drain, it'd heal but then grow back. Also the skin on my inner thighs is much darker than everywhere else
Sounds : Sounds like you should see a dermatologist. You might have hidradenitis suppurativa, which is a chronic condition where one gets "boils" or "abscesses" in the groin, between the buttocks, armpits, and under the breasts. But, without seeing this, it is hard to know for sure. Sounds like you need some treatment to settle this down. ...Read more