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Mole Is Leaking Pus
Incision from appendectomy leaking dark red/purple watery fluid. Doesn't look like blood. There is inflamed bumps near the incision. Is this normal?
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If there is pus...: It already is infected. It needs to be drained and cleaned for the infection to go away. If it spreads into the deeper tissue, you will need to take an antibiotic to get rid of it. Use warm water soaks with some epsom salts, dish soap, or even a splash of vinegar (most bacteria aren't that tolerant of an acid environment). Keep the pus draining out of the hole that's already there. ...Read more
Bartholian abscess ruptured on its own and it's draining more blood than pus (yellow). Why is that?
What is the white stuff that comes out of a spider bite before the oozing pus. Its more lumpy than actual pus. Once that stuff comes drainage is worse?
Not a spider bite: Did you see and feel the spider attack? Did you take the spider to a genuine expert for identification? If not, you have something else. Your description is not concordant with venomous spider bite. In fact, USA spider bites are RARE and mostly confined to the southwestern states. See a better Dr. ...Read more
Bump/Pimple On Outer Labia Formed Whitehead And Popped Then Scabbed Is This Herpes?
And It Doesn't Burn Just Popped An There Was Pus No Clear Liquid.
Infected sebacious cyst had pus n when squeezed it left a hole at the place of cyst. My dermatologist is giving ceftum 500 but pus is still coming?
Your ink?????: i did not understand the question try again ...Read more
Belly button is pink, crusty and there is yellowish fluid forming around it. Could it be infected?
YES1: Try hot moist packs every 3-4 hours. If it doesn't help, see pcp! ...Read more
Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?
Infection: Most likely the ear drum perforated, water with bacteria entered into the middle ear, and now there is an infection. Recommend antibiotic drops such as Floxin (ofloxacin) or ciprodex, keep the ear dry and don't blow nose. Most perforations close but would see ENT if there is still drainage or hearing loss after a month. ...Read more
Vaginal lump NOT a hair bump no pus just a lump underneath skin just below c-section no odor no discharge?
Could be a keloid: Could be a fibrotic scar left over from surgery, a keloid. ...Read more
WHat is Pus: Pus is a natural action in which the body sends white blood cells to "eat" bacteria, and also foreign bodies and dead tissue to get it out of the wound.However, there are other things that look white or yellow including liquified fat, normal wound drainage, or fibrin. The questions are, do you have a fever, is the wound getting worse (bad) or better (good)? Pus means the wound is getting cleaned. ...Read more
Not contagious, but: A boil usually results from an infected sebaceous gland or cyst. Its mainstay of care is draining it; topical antibiotic use would not help and systemic antibiotics work better. Clinically, it is not contagious as long as not rupturing to contact micro-injured skin surface. To decide what you may need, seek evaluation timely. How? Follow steps in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish ...Read more