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I always have purulent sputum (sometimes green, sometimes yellow, sometimes brown) all winter long. Should i sheck up with doctors?
Yes: Absolutely. You should see a pulmonary specialist. If you have purulent sputum daily, at your age, your doctor needs to take a history and be prepared for other tests in case that doesn't lead to an answer. Probably allergies, but there could be asthma, cystic fibrosis and other much rarer problems behind this. If you smoke, step one is stop. Get help from your doctor with this. ...Read more
Umbilical pain x 2 days comparable to pain after laparoscopic procedure. Now purulent and bloody discharge. Cause for concern? Or just keep cleaning?
I have had purulent mastitis for almost 4 weeks now. They think it may be mrsa. how contagious am i? And how likey am i going to need surgery
MRSA Mastitis: Don't breaast feed if thats what your asking. Oral Linezolid twice daily may work its truly MRSA. It may take 6-8 weeks (or longer) to cure. IV antibiotics like Cubicin, Vancomycin, Gentamicin can be used. It also depends on how destructive the mastitis is if you'll need surgery. The first thing that needs to be done is a proper I & D for diagnosis. Once confirmed plan aggressively treat. ...Read more
Is it typical to have purulent discharge and growths on the floor of the vagina associated with urethral caruncle?
Yes: If you have a caruncle, then discharge would be normal. I'm not sure what 'growths' you are referring to. Sometimes the vagina appears 'bumpy' which is normal, elastic tissue of the vagina, but any growth should also be looked at by a physician. Wouldn't want to miss a lesion that could be concerning. See a doctor for definitive answer. ...Read more
I noticed some white thing with my blood clot on my extraction tooth site. I removed my teeth yesterday & i have purulent before removing it.
After forest hike growing swollen areas on eyelid (with white bumps,seem not purulent).Itchy first then painful after few days.NSAID&ofloxacin no help
Purulent pericarditis & leaky valve i was treated for purulent pericarditis at age 7 now at 47 am told I have a leaky valve and some wall hardening.
Is there a correlation between the two?
I have been told that on a scale of 0-10 (10=heart attack----0=per
I'm leaking clear, non purulent fluid from belly button. No fever, blood work normal, no appetite, upper right abdo pain, slight bloating. Ascites?
See a doctor!: There are so many questions that come to mind. You need a physical exam and probably some blood work. ...Read more