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How can you tell the difference between genital herpes and genital abscess located outside labia majora (my symptoms: blisterlike red, sore with pus)?
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
Last year i had something that resembled like hsv-2 in my genital area. Got a abscess tooth pulled and was given ammoxacillin, all the sores and itchy patches went away almost with in a day, is this h?
Boil: Your question answers itself. There are multiple causes, and this needs to be looked at by a physician. ...Read more
I have a boil like lump in my genital area..Thot it'd go away but it got bigger and now I have one more. It hurts a lot.What do I do and what is it?
Let me explain: An abscess (latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides due to an infectious process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g., splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles). It is a defensive reaction of the tissue to prevent the spread of infectious materials to other. ...Read more
Open & drain Vs med: Occasionally these respond to a warm compress with spontaneous drainage & oral meds can assist the process but many recur. Those that are large or located near the anal outlet often require incision and drainage. Some can be done in an office & some may require day surgery. ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more