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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Frequent Pus Producing Infections (Overview)

Frequent pus-producing infections is a clinical finding in which a person gets bacterial infections more often than is typical. This can occur due to a weakened immune system, often due to immune system suppressing drugs or HIV infection.


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Does co-trimoxazole keeps effectiveness in pus producing infection?

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

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Frequent Pus Producing Infections (Overview)

Frequent pus-producing infections is a clinical finding in which a person gets bacterial infections more often than is typical. This can occur due to a weakened immune system, often due to immune system suppressing drugs or HIV infection.


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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
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Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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If pus in eye do I have an eye infection and if I do how to get rid of it?

If pus in eye do I have an eye infection and if I do how to get rid of it?

Yes: Pus in the eye indicates an infection. It could be viral or bacterial. You need to see a doctor and have local antibiotics prescribed. ...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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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
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Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
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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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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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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Call dr if you have fever or back pain. Kidney infections are serious
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Begin your antibiotic immediately and complete the entire course
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Drink plenty of fluids to stay well-hydrated and help flush infection
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Get plenty of rest and sleep to help your body fight the infection
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Dr. Ira Katz
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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


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