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My wife had a mammogram over a year ago. Had small calcification. Now has grown through skin draining smelly fluid. She won't go to dr. What is it?

My wife had a mammogram over a year ago. Had small calcification. Now has grown through skin draining smelly fluid. She won't go to dr. What is it?

Need a Doctor: This sounds serious. Maybe you can enlist another family member or close friend to help convince her to see a doctor or go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have a few small fluid-filled lumps around a scar from where I had a pilonidal cyst drained a couple years ago. No sign of cyst beneath skin.

I have a few small fluid-filled lumps around a scar from where I had a pilonidal cyst drained a couple years ago. No sign of cyst beneath skin.

Recurrence?: It could be coming back again. Keep an eye on it, and if they start draining, or especially if the skin gets red, call and be seen by your surgeon or primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Swelling and skin peeling in and on my ears with a clear fluid draining from the skin. What is this?

Swelling and skin peeling in and on my ears with a clear fluid draining from the skin. What is this?

Otitis externa: You may have an infection of the ear canal, called otitis externa, or commonly known as swimmer's ear. It could also be eczema of the ear canal. Either way, prescription ear drops should help improve the problem. ...Read more

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What should I do if i get drain cleaner on my skin?

What should I do if i get drain cleaner on my  skin?

Wash with water: Wash off with water immediately! rinser area(s) under cool to luke warm water for several minutes. If there is skin irritation or if it gets in the elyes or mouth go to er after rinsing with water. ...Read more

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Why does my knee need to be drained of fluid?

Why does my knee need to be drained of fluid?

Knee fluid: Most of the time to reasons. One is to diagnose the condition. One is to relieve the pressure symptoms if you have a lot of fluid. ...Read more