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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
25-year old female. Slight fever, visibly pulsating vein in left side of neck, dental abscess. Could I have endocarditis and/or aortic regurgitation?
Yes: Neck infections can be life-threatening if left untreated. ...Read more
Boil: Boils are referred to as abscesses, in the medical community. They can occur from breaks in the skin, which provide a route of infection for bacteria to form an abscess (collection of pus/infection). When this happens, you may need to see a medical provider who may need to prescribe you antibiotics or incise and drain the abscess. Some home remedies may include a warm compress and ibuprofen. ...Read more
I have a broken tooth and directly under it on the jaw line there is walnut sized lump pushing out near my neck. Is this an abscess or cancer?
I'm sorry, I have a abscessed tooth on the left lower side, ear ringing & left neck pain, can a abscessed tooth activate my MRSA? Should I go to ER?
Tooth infection: This should be immediately treated by your dentist. The ER may not have a dentist on staff and will only prescribe antibiotics, but the meds will not solve your dental issues. ...Read more
My boyfriend keeps getting multiple abscesses on back on his neck, they are very painful . What could it be? They just keep coming, been doctors.
Recurrent infections: If your boyfriend really has been getting recurrent infections, i'd be certain to make sure he doesn't have any immunocompromise. A weakened immune system, whether it from hereditary or acquired, typically presents with recurrent infections. If he has done so yet, he should get checked for his immune system. ...Read more
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