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Doctor insights on: Food To Avoid During Pus Infection

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Does pus help fight infections or not?

Does pus help fight infections or not?

Healin: Pus is white blood cells going to the site to heal the infection ...Read more

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If pus cell level is 2-3, is it infection?

If pus cell level is 2-3, is it infection?

Pyuria: If you are referring to 2-3 white blood cells per high power field in the urine, this is normal for a woman. The numbers of wbcs or other changes in the urinalysis alone, however, is not the best way in which to confirm or exclude the diagnosis of uti. ...Read more

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Since pus helps fight infection should I not pop the pus pocket?

Spread: Ypu can drive the infection deeper and worsen the issues. Warm compresses can help healing. ...Read more

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I am having pus infection. Its painful, do tell me what should I do. I have taken medicine too?

I am having pus infection. Its painful, do tell me what should I do. I have taken medicine too?

Possible abscess: If you have an infection with pus draining and not improving with antibiotics you may have an abscess that is inadequately drained. Other possibility is that the bacteria causing the infection is resistant to the antibiotics. Check with your physician. ...Read more

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I'm having urinary infection pus cell 15 to 20. How bad is this?

Systemic symptoms?: The # of white cells in the urine does'mt tell severity. The most important thing is whether or not the infection has passed from a urethritis (end of the urinary tract), a cystitis (bladder infection), a pyelonephritis (kidney infection) especially if the organisms spill into the blood, or abscess. Fever, back pain, low bp, fast pulse, ability to eat/drink are much more important factors. ...Read more

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Does the presence of pus around a piercing indicate an infection?

Does the presence of pus around a piercing indicate an infection?

Very possible: Pus, swelling, warmth, redness, and pain are all signs of infection. The more of those you have, the more likely you have an infection. ...Read more

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I am 47 years old woman. In my urine report there are pus cells 2-3/hdf and Epithellial cells 8-10/hdf. What does it mean? I am having UT infection?

I am 47 years old woman. In my urine report there are pus cells 2-3/hdf and Epithellial cells 8-10/hdf. What does it mean? I am having UT infection?

Not necessarily: Do you have symptoms of burning, pain during urination? Do you have frequency of urination, bladder pressure? If the answer in no, then most likely, you do not have UTI. Why was the urine exam done? ...Read more

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Does co-trimoxazole keeps effectiveness in pus producing infection?

Question unclear: Pus is a collection of white blood cells and destroyed tissue due to infection. Co-trimoxazole will not function well if the pus is inside an abscess, but if draining, the drug will kill bacteria in the tissues from which the pus is emanating. ...Read more

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Do I really have an ear infection if no pain or pus?

Do I really have an ear infection if no pain or pus?

Fluid in ear: Many children and adults may have fluid in the middle ear space without pain or pus. This condition properly called "otitis media with effusion" most commonly follows a viral upper respiratory infection such as a common cold. The real question is; do you have a hearing loss? Do you have pressure or fullness? Get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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If I take my piercing out of my cartlidge wouldn't it close up the infection? While I was cleaning it tonight, white pus came out. What should I do?

If I take my piercing out of my cartlidge wouldn't it close up the infection? While I was cleaning it tonight, white pus came out. What should I do?

Pus means: Infection. It will likely not improve as long as you have piercing. If infection sets in a cartilage, it is very difficult to treat. Remove the piercing. Go to a doctor for possible antibiotics. Avoid piercing cartilage, and stick to skin only. ...Read more

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In my urine examination I hv PUS cells 20-25 hpf and EP cells 3-5 hpf...can u tell me its normal or not and hv infection wht type of infection it has?

In my urine examination I hv PUS cells 20-25 hpf and EP cells 3-5 hpf...can u tell me its normal or not and hv infection wht type of infection it has?

Not Sure: A urine in a female is difficult to evaluate because of contamination of it by skin and vaginal conditions. You have some epithelial cells which means some contamination but you have significant pus (WBC) cells which indicate infection either from bladder, skin or vagina. With urinary infection you often have urgency, frequency and burning. With vaginal you may have discharge, odor, burn or itch. ...Read more

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Can pus cells (30-40 HPF) mean HIV infection?

Can pus cells (30-40 HPF) mean HIV infection?

Not HIV. Other STD?: You mean in urine, right? HIV doesn't do this. White blood cells (WBC, "pus cells") in urine usually means bacterial infection. In males, this usually is an STD like gonorrhea or chlamydia, especially if discharge of mucus or pus from the penis, maybe with painful urination. You need medical attention ASAP. Since you're concerned about HIV, include HIV test. But it's not the cause of pus cells. ...Read more

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I am suffered by seriouse mosquito bite caused infection it is painful and pus filled?

I & D: The primary treatment for a localized infection like that is I & d (incision & drainage). You may also need an antibiotic. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have an infection in my incision & pus was yellow but it changed to green. What does green signify?

I have an infection in my incision & pus was yellow but it changed to green. What does green signify?

Infection: That usually means you are getting an infection in the incision. Please see your doctor as soon as you can. In the meantime keep changing the bandages, so you can tell if it is getting worse. If it is please go to the emergency room after calling your surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there other infections responsable for cryptic tonsils (without pus) besides streptococcus?

Not infections: It is really just like craters or divots in the tonsils that collect particles, it is not infectious. They are harmless but can be bothersome if you feel them. Sometimes you can pick them out our your dentist or doctor can. Be careful not to hurt yourself. It does not cause strep throat. ...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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Nutrition (Definition)

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