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Jelly Like Liquid In Abscess
What type of doctor should I see for an abscess in my groin area. It comes a head, oozes some pus-like smelly liquid then gets hard & painful again.
Internist or Surgeon: I would see if it resolves after treating with antibiotics prescribed by an internist or infectious disease specialist. You need to take antibiotics that cover staph. Aureus both methicillin sensitive and resistant strains as well as covering strep. Pyogenes. I would also soak it with hot salt water. If it doesn't resolve you will need incision and drainage by a surgeon. ...Read more
Had surgery on my anal abscess 2 weeks ago but now im consipated I can't hold the liquids from my anus and when I wipe myself I sometimes see blood?
I have a boil on my inner thigh. It drained on its own with a small bit of pus followed by clear liquid. Never touched it. What is this?
A boil.: Probably just that - a boil. A localized infection of the superficial skin. It might have started with an ingrown hair. ...Read more
I was up for 72 hrs I had to keep cold liquid in my mouth to make a tooth quit hurting is that an air pocket an abcess tooth the pain went 2 my ear?
Liver abscess in immunocompromised patient (mg), doctors tried catheter drainage but said it had jelly-like structure. What shall we do?
This: Should not be neglected. If one can't drain it through the skin for what ever reasons and if the person is sick and with temperature other means of intervention is needed. If you do not get proper answers please have a second opinion! ...Read more
Had anal abscess surgery last year. Now have hemorrhoid and jelly discharge? What could be causing these things? Should I see a specialist again?
My husband's semen is not a exact liquid form not like jelly. It is between those two. It will liquify after 5min. Is it normal? Why it is little thick?
I have difficulty to breath each time after I have flu, and it continues for months, it feels like there is something jelly kind liquid, what to do?
My 15 years old brother told me that his sperms don't come in liquid state, it comes like in jelly form, is it normal in his age? , or he should worry?
Tonight there was this clear jelly substance that came out of my vagina with no smell or liquid what is this substance?
Mucous: Mucous is secreted by both the vagina and cervix to protect its lining and provide lubricity for intercourse. ...Read more
Dr. Yesterday and today I found white jelly like liquid slightly red (blood mix in some parts of jelly) discharging from anus with stool. .....
See a GI doctor: And do this soon. This can be infectious, inflammatory bowel disease, tumor, and so on and so on. Go see somebody soon and be evaluated. Hope this clears up quickly, but even if it does not you should undergo an evaluation and make sure there is nothing requiring intervention.. ...Read more
I have pcos. My period was late and when I got it, it came out as jelly-like clumps, no liquid blood just clumps and a lot of pain. Is this normal?
Endometrium: That was probably all that glandular tisssue inside the uterus coming out after a prolong time of inactivity. That is called endometrium. ...Read more
Was: It vaginal or rectal clot??Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Go to urgent care: This should be treated at an urgent care facility to protect you from infection complications and to optimize healing potential. If you've lost a lot of blood - that needs attention too. Get to care ASAP. Try to avoid eating or drinking anything but water and if you have ingested anything tell the doctors about it. Calling 911 may be a good idea if this just happened. ...Read more
Neck mass: Torticollis is rare beyond childhood, and never turns into abscess. If you have good reason to suspect a neck abscess then you need to go to an ER immediately to get evaluated. And you likely didn't have torticollis in that case, but a neck infection or enlarged lymph node that turned to pus - this commonly happens. This sounds urgently serious. ...Read more
Having so much pain kind of feels like a hemorrhoid but the pain is bringing me to tears. How can I be sure it's a hemorrhoid and not an abscess?
See a doctor: The only way you will be able to tell is to see a doctor, who will do a history and physical exam. Sometimes that kind of pain is due to something else called an anal fissure as well. Treatment is necessary, so call or see a doctor today. ...Read more
I recently moved to brazil. Many people here get what I belive are abscesses. I have never seen anyone with abscesses in the usa like see here. Why?
An abscess is an infection. The body sends white blood cells to an infected area. The 'used up' white blood cells can accumulate in the area in
a pool of thick fluid that we call 'pus'.
Sometimes this pool needs to be surgically removed (drained).
Other times, antibiotics are all that is needed to control the infection. ...Read more