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Pus (Overview)

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 system fighting the infection.


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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

Pus (Overview)

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 system fighting the infection.


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Is pus dangerous in wounds?

Is pus dangerous in wounds?

Not Neccasarily: Pus is basically when the fighting white blood cells surround a foreign invader in your system. It may be bacteria but it also can be a foreign body, or dead tissue. Inflammation (red, hot, swelling, pain) is actually a beneficial thing that help prevent and fight infection. Unless it is worsening and you have fevers, chills, and other concerns, close observation is not necessarily wrong. ...Read more

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What is pus cells and its normal range?

What is pus cells and its normal range?

Dead neutrophils: Pus is a combination of dead white blood cells, mainly neutrophils, fibrin and necrotic tissue. Pus is not normal, it is usually due to bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What can you do to draw pus from your body?

What can you do to draw pus from your body?

Moxibustion: Moxibustion which is used in traditional chinese medicines has this as one of it's purposes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pus?

What is the definition or description of: pus?

Infection: 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 system fighting the infection. ...Read more

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Pus is coming out of my wound. Is this normal?

Pus is coming out of my wound. Is this normal?

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

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My pus cells are TNTC im only 20 im i getting confined?

Understand question?: confined- I do not understand your question: do you have pus in your urine? ...Read more