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Ok so I have sores that drain tinted color puss and the skin peels...What is it...Itch too?

Ok so I have sores that drain tinted color puss and the skin peels...What is it...Itch too?

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

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What should I do if i get drain cleaner on my skin?

What should I do if i get drain cleaner on my  skin?

Wash with water: Wash off with water immediately! rinser area(s) under cool to luke warm water for several minutes. If there is skin irritation or if it gets in the elyes or mouth go to er after rinsing with water. ...Read more

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Is it going to be painful havingmy cyst drained on my head and how is it done. Thankyou?

Is it going to be painful havingmy cyst drained on my head and how is it done.  Thankyou?

Cyst to be excised: Assuming it will be removed under local anesthesia, you will have only the pain with the injection of the local anesthetic. After that you will feel nothing. ...Read more

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I have a large cost filled with puss on the back of my head, it drains sometimes and is very painful.

I have a large cost filled with puss on the back of my head, it drains sometimes and is very painful.

Infected Cysts: You need to be seen by a family doctor or a dermatologist to have this cyst drained and possibly excised. Do not wait. Go get this fixed. ...Read more

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I enjoy masterbaton thruoghout the day but i feels like it may drain my energy afterwards is this actually happening or is it just in my head?

I enjoy masterbaton thruoghout the day but i feels like it may drain my energy afterwards is this actually happening or is it just in my head?

Sex Response Cycle: Ejaculation for men does tend to drain energy for a little while, that's completely normal and why men often fall asleep after sex. This is called the resolution phase of the sexual response cycle and is associated with a drop in blood pressure, and the penis decreases in size. Women respond differently in this phase and are capable of multiple orgasms. ...Read more

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I havebeen able tohear fluid draining through the backof my head. Itsounds asif water isflowing down a pipe&draining through a drain.what can itbe?

 I havebeen able tohear fluid draining through the backof my head. Itsounds asif water isflowing down a pipe&draining through a drain.what can itbe?

Tinnitus: These symptoms may represent a condition called tinnitus, where one hears buzzing or ringing in the ears, or water noises as you have described. I would consult an ENT physician who can do tests in his office to determine whether there is eustachian tube obstruction or fluid behind the ear drum that is causing these sounds to be heard. ...Read more

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I am feeling nauseated and just drained. My head is constantly pounding?

I am feeling nauseated and just drained. My head is constantly pounding?

See the doc: Your symptoms sound annoying to say the least. you may have a virus or some underlying treatable illness. Get an evaluation and diagnosis so if any treatment is needed it can start. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a skin abscess with a hole to drain itself completely?

How long does it take for a skin abscess with a hole to drain itself completely?

Size matters: It would depend on how big it is and how much surrounding infection is about. Antibiotics? Hot soap running water over the area as many times as is convenient will help. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I've been on batram for four days now it come to a head Tuesday night and I got it to drain some for two days but it is still swollen,painful, red.

I've been on batram for four days now it come to a head Tuesday night and I got it to drain some for two days but it is still swollen,painful, red.

Be more specific: Please provide more details and ask a specific question. Based on what you wrote, it appears that you were prescribed the antibiotic Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for some skin infection. If it is an abscess/pustule, then the most effective way to treat it is to have it drained via sterile instruments by a clinician. I suggest going back to your clinician asap for re-evaluation. Take Care! ...Read more

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Have a cysts on my underarm I am on an antibiotic but will it come to a head and need to be drained?

Have a cysts on my underarm I am on an antibiotic but will it come to a head and need to be drained?

Deep or superficial?: If its up in the skin and moveable it is most likely just a skin cyst. If it is deeper in the armpit between the muscles it may be a lymph node. These can feel like a grape deep under the skin. If infected cyst, it may come to a head and break with hot compresses or need drainage. If deeper and not resolving get mamogram and breast exam to rule out a breast ca that spread to lymph node. ...Read more

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When you have a head cold, how can I drain my nose?

When you have a head cold, how can I drain my nose?

Decongestants, Steam: It is usually your sinuses, as well as your nasal passages, that need to be drained. With a cold, the opening or passage for the sinuses to drain can swell shut. You first have to shrink down the lining mucosa so all can drain. Decongestants help, as well as "steaming" your sinuses. ...Read more

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My tonsil has holes. Liquid drains from them. Speciall behind flap of skin to the side. White balls come out also. Wat is this?

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

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Pilar cysts on top of head. Want to remove them for cosmetic reasons. Would the better option be to have them removed? Or just drained?

Pilar cysts on top of head. Want to remove them for cosmetic reasons. Would the better option be to have them removed? Or just drained?

Remove: pilar cysts are so easy to remove. Smaller incision than the cyst. Easy dissection. They pop out. Just have them excised not drained. ...Read more

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I have a reaccuring abscess in my groin area. I have had it cut open and drained three times. Returns without getting to the head. What can I do?

I have a reaccuring abscess in my groin area. I have had it cut open and drained three times. Returns without getting to the head. What can I do?

See doctor: This may be MRSA infection , or other etiology to consider. Various other immunological and infectious disease including std to be rule out , best advise to see your physician or infectious disease physician ...Read more

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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?

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?

Cyst or skin tumor: Most likely (statistically) to be an epidermal cyst, but it could be one of several types of skin tumor. If it really is "rock hard", let a dermatologist have a look at it and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have multiple spots on the back of my head and neck. they swell then open then im left with a draining swore, thats not going away. its been a mont?

I have multiple spots on the back of my head and neck. they swell then open then im left with a draining swore, thats not going away. its been a mont?

Time to see a doctor: It's best to have a physician evaluate the problem and see exactly what type of infection you have. Then he/she can prescribe treatment. ...Read more