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Where can I find diagram of hepatic abscess?

Where can I find diagram of hepatic abscess?

Google images: Google images has a number of images of liver abscess. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: hepatic abscess?

What is the definition or description of: hepatic abscess?

Hepatic abscess: Hepatic abscess is a pus-filled mass inside the liver. The most common causes are abdominal infections such as appendicitis or diverticulitis due to haematogenous spread through the venous system. ...Read more

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Can trauma cause hepatic abscess?

Can trauma cause hepatic abscess?

Yes: Trauma can injure the liver, causing devitalized tissue which can get infected resulting in abscess, but this is not the usual scenario. If the liver is injured, fluid or blood can collect around or within the liver, which can secondarily get infected and result in an abscess. Depending on the size and presentation, drainage and antibiotics are often indicated. ...Read more

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Could a fist strike cause hepatic abscess?

Unlikely: Unless the trauma was so severe that actual liver damage and injury occurred that caused a hematoma to form in the liver that then later became secondarily infected to cause an abscess.... That seems like an unlikely scenario but I guess not impossible. ...Read more

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What afoods are good for the recovery of aspirated hepatic abscess?

What afoods are good for the recovery of aspirated hepatic abscess?

Other than: Balanced diet with adequate calories and protein to maintain your immune response, I am not aware of any diet that will help this condition specifically. ...Read more

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Have hepatic abscess. Is amoxicillin used to treat?

Have hepatic abscess. Is amoxicillin used to treat?

Reasonable: We will often do one of several things when treating a liver abscess, one being to pull off some of the fluid and send it for culture. This will identify the bacteria involved. Amoxicillin is a reasonable choice as long as there is evidence that the bacteria involved are sensitive to this antibiotic. ...Read more

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Upper respiratory tract infections and hepatic abscess. Can amoxicillin treat this?

Upper respiratory tract infections and hepatic abscess. Can amoxicillin treat this?

Need more than that: Amoxicilline is not the drug of choice, depends on culture and sensitivity, especially hepatic abscess (and the cause of it, may need intervention). ...Read more

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Can any one help me in getting an effective medicine in homeopathy for amebic liver abscess?

Can any one help me in getting an effective medicine in homeopathy for amebic liver abscess?

Liver abscess: There are indeed homeopathic medicines that can help someone with a liver abscess. But you definitely need consultation with a well-trained and experienced classical homeopath for the most effective treatment. Your whole being should be considered, the experience you're having, and other characteristics unique to you. Simply picking something up from whole foods is not likely to help. ...Read more

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What is liver abscess?

What is liver abscess?

Pus: In the liver. Usually caused by spread of a distant infection, it can also form after parasite infections of the GI tract or even tumors of the liver that grow too fast and die (necrosis). Management is with antibiotics and percutaneous drainage, rarely needs open surgery. ...Read more

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What's a liver abscess?

What's a liver abscess?

Infection: Very simply, it is an infection within the liver, usually described as a pus-filled mass. ...Read more

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Can you get liver abscess without having symptoms?

Can you get liver abscess without having symptoms?

Yes; need followup: Liver abscesses are not normal. Even when asymptomatic or small, followup is necesssary to prove resolution. A source of infection helps us feel confident that we understand the risk factors associated with their development. When symptoms develop, they are usually not subtle and include pain, fevers, nausea, and overall feeling unwell. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: liver abscess?

What is the definition or description of: liver abscess?

Pus in the liver: Collection of pus in the liver. It could be single or multiple. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for liver abscess?

What is the treatment for liver abscess?

It depend on the: Abcess and were is located, some time we use surgery some we treat with antbiotics. ...Read more

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Is liver abscess often fatal?

Is liver abscess often fatal?

No: Not often. Antibiotics work most of the time, and surgery plus antibiotics for the remainder. It is rarely fatal.. ...Read more

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What causes an amoebic liver abscess?

Amoebiasis: Entamoeba histolytica creates disease in the colon and can disseminate from there via the blood stream or lymphatics to many areas of the body, the liver being one of the more common locations. This bug is a protozoan which is generally transmitted by the fecal oral route, often through contaminated water. ...Read more

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Relation of liver abscess and diabetes?

Relation of liver abscess and diabetes?

Very rare in the USA: Pyogenic liver abscess (pla) is a rare, life-threatening disease with an increasing rate of incidence. Case reports from east asia suggest that diabetes mellitus is an important risk factor, but formal evidence is limited. ...Read more

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Why is there a headache with liver abscess?

Liver ABSCESS: You can have fever, body ache and yes headache with any systemic infection and it can happen with liver absccess as well. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a liver abscess and cirrhosis?

What is the difference between a liver abscess and cirrhosis?

Infection: Cirrhosis is scarring in the liver from chronic scarring over years of life. Liver disease associated with chronic inflammation and infection (primary scerosing cholangitis) can cause both abscess formation and scarring. Liver abscesses are pockets of infection within the liver substance and can certainly form without underlying liver disease or scarring. ...Read more

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Is it a protozoa which causes amebic dysentery and liver abscess?

Yes: Yes, entamoeba histolytica is the protozoan parasite that causes both diseases. ...Read more

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How does appendicitis infection cause a liver abscess?

How does appendicitis infection cause a liver abscess?

Blood: The liver is the first line of defense for infection draining from the intestines including the appendix. For this reason, several types of infection in the intestine can cause liver abscesses, the two most common are appendicitis and diverticulitis. ...Read more

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What protozoa cause amebic dysentery and liver abscess.?

What protozoa cause amebic dysentery and liver abscess.?

Entamoeba: The name of the organism is entamoeba histolytica. ...Read more

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If someone develops septic shock after a liver abscess ruptures, is it possible to survive?

If someone develops septic shock after a liver abscess ruptures, is it possible to survive?

Yes: Even severe sepsis is survivable. Many factors influence recovery including: 1) other medical conditions, 2) evidence of secondary organ dysfunction (ie associated kidney injury), 3) patient age, and 4) the ability to successfully control the source. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with "Acute Liver Abscess" And under treatment.. I am feeling too much weakness.. What should do for get rid from weakness..

Discuss with doctor: You should ask the doctor who is currently treating you as he knows more information about your overall health. ...Read more

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Liver abscess in immunocompromised patient (mg), doctors tried catheter drainage but said it had jelly-like structure. What shall we do?

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

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If I go to ER with abscess from IV drug use and tell the dr the truth, will they contact law enforcement?

If I go to ER with abscess from IV drug use and tell the dr the truth, will they contact law enforcement?

No: Absolutely not, at least in the usa. I admire your courage. Everybody makes mistakes, and I hope this is the start of a new life. Especially, I hope you can escape whatever set of circumstances led you to resort to this. Whoever offered you intravenous drugs was not truly your friend. The health care team is. ...Read more

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I just had my appendix removed last week. Now I found out I have Abscess. What is the best pain medicine for swelling?

If true abscess: You need to see you surgeon. And be started on antibiotics. That would help the pain by treating the infection. Also anti inflammatory medication would help. But an abscess could be a bad situation. So follow with your doctor asap ...Read more

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Which drug is preferable in treating an intra-abdominal abscess?

Which drug is preferable in treating an intra-abdominal abscess?

Combined therapy: Treating an intra-abdominal abscess is no easy task. Usually this takes a team of doctors - including a surgeon who may be able to drain or to operate, possibly a radiologist to insert a drain, an infectious diseases specialist to pick the right antibiotic, and other general doctors to manage everything else. An ID doc will consider allergies, cultures and clinical data to optimize your treatment. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my Bartholin's abscess or cyst until I can see a doctor?

Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my Bartholin's abscess or cyst until I can see a doctor?

NO, NO: The treatment can depend on one or more of these factors: the size of the cyst, how painful it is, if it is infected, and the patient's age. In some cases, a small cyst can simply be observed over time to see if it grows. In other cases, the doctor can perform a minor procedure in the office, in which a small tube is inserted into the cyst]and inflated to keep it in place. ...Read more

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I took 3 hydro 15 on Saturday family gave them to me for a abscess tooth and will I pass a hair follicle and drug test?

I took 3 hydro 15 on Saturday family gave them to me for a abscess tooth and will I pass a hair follicle and drug test?

Probably not: 1.Pain killers do not cure infections, only block the signals to your brain.
2. You should never take someone else's prescription medication, and they are violating the law by giving it to you.
3. 3 is a very heavy dose.
4. You need a Dentist, not someone with "spare" pills
5. Sorry about the drug test ...Read more

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I had a bad abscess last april, it was so infected I was on medicine until august and then finally my root canal started which was a combination of 3 more visits to complete it. My tooth still is sore on and off and a bad oder comes from it. I don't fee

I had a bad abscess last april, it was so infected I was on medicine until august and then finally my root canal started which was a combination of 3 more visits to complete it. My tooth still is sore on and off and a bad oder comes from it. I don't fee

Saginaw, I: Saginaw,
i truly don't know how things were handled, but a bad smell and soreness tells me it is not right now. Not everything turns out the way we want it to. Go see you dentist and voice your concern. They can not help you unless you give them an opportunity too. If you’re not happy with the response then move on.
Hope this is helpful,
michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow
dentistry at suburban square
610-649-0313. ...Read more

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I had perianal abscess surgery one month ago and my doctor said you don't have to take any medicine but my wound is not properly healed and suggested for sitz bath with betadine solution.

I had perianal abscess surgery one month ago and my doctor said you don't have to take any medicine but my wound is not properly healed and suggested for sitz bath with betadine solution.

Use warm soaks: Superficial abscesses not involving intraperitoneal area but rather perianal, when drained, can be managed without medicationsl. Rather warm soaks to area allow inflow of blood supply to enhance healing. Any source of warm soaks including baths will enhance healing of surgical site. ...Read more

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Doxycyline is an antibiotic that the e.R doctor prescribe fotr a abscess that I have on my inner thigh towards my vagina. The medicine makes me vomite?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline makes many people have nausea and vomiting. It is not an allergic reaction. There are probably other antibiotics that could be used that would not bother you. Enquire. Quite often just draining an abscess will fix it - no antibiotics required. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a mouth full of abscesses and the dentist in our town was closed so he went to the Dr and was givin a drug called Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to treat HIV?

My boyfriend has a mouth full of abscesses and the dentist in our town was closed so he went to the Dr and was givin a drug called Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to treat HIV?

The question?: If your boyfriend has HIV, you need to take the proper precaution. He will also need to be under the care of someone who takes care of HIV and you need to be tested for STDs as well. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Does any medicine cause hepatic enceplopathy?

Yes and no: H.E is a complication of a decompensated liver, mostly due to Cirrhosis. So its a syndrome which can happen in people who have lost their normal liver functionality. Now multiple factors including dehydration, medications, infections can EXACERBATE or throw a person into the state of H.E. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hepatic Abscess (Definition)

Hepatic abscess is a pus-filled mass inside the liver. The most common causes are abdominal infections such as appendicitis or diverticulitis due to haematogenous spread ...Read more


Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Liver Abscess (Definition)

Collection of pus in the liver. It could ...Read more