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How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

Lots of treatments: Sebum is normal. Using retin-A is the best first step. Accutane would do more but it has lots of drawbacks so I would advise consulting your dermatologist. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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Breaking out! Pus-y filled acne on face recently. Don't have major acne issues, but just started eating meat again&coffee? What the cause/how to fix?!

Breaking out! Pus-y filled acne on face recently. Don't have major acne issues, but just started eating meat again&coffee? What the cause/how to fix?!

Diet vs acne: Although many patients will relate acne outbreaks to diet this is highly individual and learned through trial and error with avoidance being the best route. Stress and hormonal alterations are also contributing factors to consider. Accutane remains the single most effective treatment and should be prescribed and supervised by a physician. ...Read more

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Pus with urine?

Pus with urine?

Sounds like: Sounds like an infection. You need to see your doctor, . ...Read more

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Weird pus thingon face?

Weird pus thingon face?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist can provide an accurate assessment for the lesion on your face. If you have redness, swelling, pain, warmth, fever- these are signs of a possible infection & warrant prompt attention. ...Read more

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Do carrots decrease sebum?

Myth: Since carrots contain carotene which the body has the ability to make into vitamin A, and very high doses of vitamin A or its relatives (famously isotretinoin) cause loss of the sebaceous glands, there's a "pop" idea that eating carrots suppresses sebum production. You can't make carotene into vitamin A fast enough to get toxic / high levels from doing it. ...Read more

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Is sebum contagious in anyway?

No: Sebum, the oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands, is in no way an infectious substance. We all make it. If that is truly what you are describing then I feel comfortable saying not to worry. ...Read more

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My hickey has pus is this normal?

My hickey has pus is this normal?

No: So I think you have an abcess and not a hockey. See doctor or make appointment here for exam ...Read more

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Is pus a normal symptom of cystitis?

Is pus a normal symptom of cystitis?

Pus or white cells: In urine are usually present in the urine with cystitis. ...Read more

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What does pus in the urine look like?

Cloudy, whitish: Looks no different from harmless/normal urinary sediment. Look like a mass of tine circles or discs when viewed under a microscope. ...Read more

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How can I reduce sebum buildup in pores?

Topical retinoids: The topical retinoids (such as retin-a) are usually effective in reducing sebum. All require a prescription. If that doesn't work, some dermatologists will prescribe very low doses of an oral retinoid (such as accutane). ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear a tampon with pus on it?

Change it: Change it and use a clean one. If the pus is coming from your vagina then you should be examined for an infection. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of pus cells pack field?

What is the meaning of pus cells pack field?

Unclear question: Did you mean to say, pus cells per high power field? The interpretation would depend on what fluid was being examined. You may wish to restate the question with additional information. ...Read more

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Why is it necessary to drain pus from wounds?

Why is it necessary to drain pus from wounds?

Pus may be infection: Pus is formed when the body is fighting an infection. It may be a sign of a healthy immune system, ergo the term "laudable pus". Pus is full of white blood cells (which fight infection) and microorganisms causing the infection. However, when pus collects in a cavity it forms an abscess. Pus should be drained from wounds to help fight the infection and help the wound to heal normally. ...Read more

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What's the different between pus and abscess?

What's the different between pus and abscess?

Abscess contains pus: Pus is the creamy material that contains live and dead white blood cells and bacteria. When pus is loculated into a collection in the body it is an abscess. ...Read more

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Is there a way to dissolve sebum from your skin?

Is there a way to dissolve sebum from your skin?

Sebum: Sebum is an oily substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of our skin. Sebum gives integrity to the skin and also is protective against germs. Excessive sebum can cause conditions such as acne. Acne and related skin disorders are treated by specialist such as dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some black pus in my semen?

What to do if I have some black pus in my semen?

Here are some. ..: What you described may represent the occurrence of hematospermia as seen in its various degree of discoloration or even bright red blood in the semen. This condition has scared and even terrified many men; as well, it has annoyed many professionals for nothing specific could be found through investigation over the 5-6 decades. At the end, empirical antibiotic use has been used by some assuming... ...Read more

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What does pus cell numerous means in urinary test?

What does pus cell numerous means in urinary test?

TNTC: If you are referring to a urine analysis that says pus cells "too numerous to count" if usually indicates urinary infection. A urine culture will document the type of infection and the correct antibiotic to use. Sometimes antibiotic is prescribed empirically without a culture in the interest of time and cost. ...Read more

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Does oc8 clog pores? If not, what happens to sebum?

Does oc8 clog pores? If not, what happens to sebum?

OC8: Oc eight mattifying gel is a breakthrough in oily skin treatment and that puts you in control of your facial shine. Oc8 works continuously for up to 8 hours absorbing your excess oil and as a result your skin is even toned, and has the just applied look throughout the day during your busy lifestyles.
Oc eight contains acrysorb micro-particles that are specially designed with copolymer technology. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have face with excessive sebum?

What should I do if I have face with excessive sebum?

Skin cleansing: Use gentle skin cleansers.
Avoid foods or any other triggers that increase it.

Good luck! ...Read more

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Why does sebum build up in pores? How to remove sebum

Pores: Keratinous debris, degenerating skin cells, sweat, and oil. Soap and water. ...Read more

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Pus/blood filled swellings. Everywhere. What is this?

Pus/blood filled swellings. Everywhere. What is this?

Millions of causes: Your complain is very general. Things that cause that include severe allergic reactions, heart failure, severe malnutrition, severe fluid overload, sepsis, etc. Swelling is a very non-specific finding and has so many causes that identifying the cause takes more than 400 words allows me to help. If it is causing you problems, then getting a doctors opinion should give you peace of mind. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why it pus after dermabond?

Could use expert help with why it pus after dermabond?

Infection: As with any surgery, infection is the most common complication. Because dermabond seals the incision, any small amount of bacteria trapped underneath can result in an infection. The infection will result in pus and continue unless the pus is drained and removed. ...Read more

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What's this long pus like thing that came out of my back?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when pus is coming out of infected area?

What does it mean when pus is coming out of infected area?

Pus & infection: It means you need urgent medical attention, need antibiotics and other possible interventions. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my smiley piercing has pus, normal?

What do you suggest if my smiley piercing has pus, normal?

Skin infections: Pus on the skin is usually the symptom of a skin infection. When red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

Sebum (Definition)

The semifluid secretion of the sebaceous glands, consisting chiefly of fat, ...Read more