Top 20 Doctor insights on: Food to avoid during pus infection
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
I have a sis and it is now have an infection. Because I push it hard. What can I do because it getting more pus?
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer