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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Pockets of pus on my face?

Pockets of pus on my face?

Acne: If this is acne and it's severe enough for you to describe it as 'pockets of pus', start using topical benzoyl peroxide now as tolerable and make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


Dr. Paul Grin
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Hurting all in the face, nose congestion, have pus pockets in throat, spitting up phlem, and have a headache. Could this be a major sinus infection?

Hurting all in the face, nose congestion, have pus pockets in throat, spitting up phlem, and have a headache. Could this be a major sinus infection?

Bacterial infection: Sinus infection and the seasonal flu go hand in hand. Usually, flu goes away within a week, but sinus congestion and a feeling of sickness can linger and worsen due to bacterial infection. Res. See your pcp for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Jeu
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Why does my throat constantly hurt and what can I do about it? Back in april i caught a cold and my throat has been hurting ever since (along with having plugged ears, sore face and neck, stuffed nose and pus pockets on my swollen tonsils). I've been to t

Chronic : Chronic tonsillitis can be quite bothersome. Failure to respond to several courses of antibiotics might be an indication to have a tonsillectomy. You might want to se an otolaryngolist, ear nose and throat specialist, for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Could you please tell me about little hard painful pimple without pus on my face may be?

Could you please tell me about little hard painful pimple without pus on my face may be?

Infected cyst: Warm compresses, of not effective see dermatologist to drain and possibly remove lesion. Minor mark at most. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Why do I get pimples with pus on my face?

Why do I get pimples with pus on my face?

Probably acne: Especially since you indicate you are a 19 year old man, you can expect some acne on your face. It's part of the changes through which your body goes in becoming a man. Anyone who tells you it is your fault, or that you should not accept scientific treatment, is giving you disinformation. Most acne can be treated by any licensed physician and hard cases respond to dermatologist treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
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I'm 49 have facial pimples filled with pus on my face for last three weeks. Leave and come back. Please help what is causing this?

I'm 49 have facial pimples filled with pus on my face for last three weeks. Leave and come back. Please help what is causing this?

Multiple factors: Stress, diet and hormonal changes all can play a role in acne flareups. Oral antibiotics can be prescribed to help calm down flareups. See a dermatologist to see if prescription antibiotics and topical treatments are needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Weird pus thingon face?

Weird pus thingon face?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist can provide an accurate assessment for the lesion on your face. If you have redness, swelling, pain, warmth, fever- these are signs of a possible infection & warrant prompt attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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I have a pocket of pus under the flap skin on my finger I cut 2 weeks ago. What should I do?

I have a pocket of pus under the flap skin on my finger I cut 2 weeks ago. What should I do?

Pus under skin: in the hand if not decompressed, can lead to a more severe inection that can spread quickly even in the presence of antibiotics. This needs to be decompressed. Hand anatomy doesnt leave much room for fluid so deeper structures are at risk. Seek medical attention ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Roland
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How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

Lots of treatments: Sebum is normal. Using retin-A is the best first step. Accutane would do more but it has lots of drawbacks so I would advise consulting your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more


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