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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


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I have big pimple in my ear on my concha it was filled with pus but popped and blood and pus came out and then the next day it filled with pus again?

I have big pimple in my ear on my concha it was filled with pus but popped and blood and pus came out and then the next day it filled with pus again?

Any piercing?: This sounds like a deeper infection than a pimple. Did you have a piercing there? The bursting and simple drainage was not enough so a medical professional should examine your ear for foreign particles, and deep infection it could require lancing drainage and antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have blister like bumps on my chin. They are filled with clear fluid. No head or pus. And they seem to spread. No other symptoms.

I have blister like bumps on my chin. They are filled with clear fluid. No head or pus. And they seem to spread. No other symptoms.

See a dermatologist: Without seeing these and getting a full history, including a list of any medications you may be on it is impossible to speculate on a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi. I have dry ear problem n need to use ear bud every two days to remove wax else it itches very badly. Sometimes I get black wax n black skin flakes. If I penetrative deep. I feel relieved but after a day or so get pus n blood.. seems like a boil I

Hi. I have dry ear problem n need to use ear bud every two days to remove wax else it itches very badly. Sometimes I get black wax n black skin flakes. If I penetrative deep. I feel relieved but after a day or so get pus n blood.. seems like a boil I

See DR: Seborrheic dermatitis is very common. Frequently ear drops containing aminoglycosides are used. These are common sensitizers. The allergic contact dermatitis due to neomycin or colymycin or bacitracin results in itch + weeping + sweling. Itch may be so severe as to cause brisk rubbing. The rubbing can be hard enough to cause pain, swelling, bleeding, weeping. Remedy is to use only cortisone drops. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had 1 but now 2 small bumps inside his ear, it pops blood & pus sometimes and he says it hurts? The doc gave Fucidin 2%.but does not work

My boyfriend had 1 but now 2 small bumps inside his ear, it pops blood & pus sometimes and he says it hurts? The doc gave Fucidin 2%.but does not work

Ear lesions: The ear is an extension of the nervous system and its tissues are enervated with special nerve cells that are sensitive to pressure and sound. An infection in the ear canal can easily spread to the drum and inner ear if not treated. I would seek consultation with an ENT or dermatologist ASAP to have the bumps cultured and treated with the correct antibiotic. ...Read more

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Big pimple in my ear, on the concha. It popped and pus, yellow stuff/blood came out. Now it's refilling with pus again.

Big pimple in my ear, on the concha. It popped and pus, yellow stuff/blood came out. Now it's refilling with pus again.

See ENT or derm: Either an ear Dr or a skin Dr will numb this and scrape away the offending tissue. Probably will be cauterized with ferric subsulfate and heal in 1 or 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My ear hurts and was leakin clear liquid now it has yellow pus and some blood. Whole side of face is swollen and cant chew?

My ear hurts and was leakin clear liquid now it has yellow pus and some blood. Whole side of face is swollen and cant chew?

Otitis Externa: Also known as an infection of the outer ear. You need to see a doctor ASAP! As soo as you see this go to an urgent care!! ...Read more

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My scalp feels crawly. When I scratch it, lumps form. When the lump burst, it has blood and pus. It is affecting inside my ears also. Driving me crazy?

My scalp feels crawly. When I scratch it, lumps form. When the lump burst, it has blood and pus. It is affecting inside my ears also. Driving me crazy?

Skin infections: Pus on the skin is usually the symptom of a skin infection. When red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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So I am going to see the ent this week. There is a hard lump in my ear. Me being a teenager I starting squeezing the bump/lump no pus came out just blood and I did this like once a day for three days, because at first it was squishy water like. Now it is

So I am going to see the ent this week. There is a hard lump in my ear. Me being a teenager I starting squeezing the bump/lump no pus came out just blood and I did this like once a day for three days, because at first it was squishy water like. Now it is

Question: Your question got cut off by the system. There is a character limit to questions on healthtap (as well as our answers). You can re-ask your question or can have a live consult with a doctor in your state.
Either way, make sure you see your primary doctor or ENT this week. ...Read more

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I got a piercing and I think its infected. I got my nips pierced and my left one won't heal its been about 8 months, I get little blisters of pus or blood on the side of the ring and sometimes it even hurts to touch it. Today I finally took it out. Any ide

I got a piercing and I think its infected. I got my nips pierced and my left one won't heal its been about 8 months, I get little blisters of pus or blood on the side of the ring and sometimes it even hurts to touch it. Today I finally took it out. Any ide

It: It sounds like you need oral antibiotics which would require you to see a doctor. In the meantime you can clean the area with hydrogen peroxide or iodine and apply anti-bacterial ointment like neosporin or Bacitracin to the affected area twice a day. This may or may not help, if it does not see your doctor for appropriate treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a blister with pus and blood for the last two yes in my gums, how can it get cured?

I have a blister with pus and blood for the last two yes in my gums, how can it get cured?

See dentist: It could be an abscessed tooth or an abscessed gum problem. You need to see a dentist asap. It will not go away on its own, it will only get worse. ...Read more

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I had a small bump like a blister in back of my ear that had blood in it is that something to be worried about?

I had a small bump like a blister in back of my ear that had blood in it is that something to be worried about?

Probably not.: You say "had", which implies that it is not there anymore, which means it is not likely to be an issue unless it returns. If it is still there, it is still unlikely to be cause for concern, but if it persists you should have a dermatologist look at it and tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I have a blood blister in my ear and behind my ear I had one and it's coming back before this a couple years ago I got 2 2 different times on my face?

I have a blood blister in my ear and behind my ear I had one and it's coming back before this a couple years ago I got 2 2 different times on my face?

See your doctor: Sounds like you really need to see your doctor for a more complete exam. Ask about the possibility of bleeding disorders at the visit. Its unlikely, but asking can help the conversation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed.?

My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed.?

Blood blister: It is benign and often they will resolve on their own.
Warm soaks to it are ok 3x/d. If it enlarges or becomes
red or noted drainage, see Pedi MD. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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Blister on my lip since march 27th its april 22 now. The doctor said it herpes then I went back they said it, dermatitis no test done, no pus or blood?

Blister on my lip since march 27th its april 22 now. The doctor said it herpes then I went back they said it, dermatitis no test done, no pus or blood?

Dermatitis?: Herpes simplex I usually involves the junction of the skin and mucous membrane. If your lesions were confined to the lips only, then it was likely from something else.
Dermatitis involves only the skin (not the lip) and has no diagnostic meaning by itself. If the problem still has not gone away, get another opinion (dermatologist?). ...Read more

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I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy

I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy

A: A worsening lesion on the top of the ear could be an infection, scar tissue, or even something more concerning such as a skin cancer. It is very important that you have your ear looked at as soon as possible for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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BCG blister becomes itchy red inflammed after many years connection with DLE or SLE? Have had itchy spots in both ears scalp blood and and urine ok

BCG blister becomes itchy red inflammed after many years connection with DLE or SLE? Have had itchy spots in both ears scalp blood and and urine ok

Rash: SLE and DLE may cause rash mostly in the sun exposded areas. Hard to say every itchy spot and blisters are from lupus, skin biopsy will give definitive answer ...Read more

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Blister sort of thing on my penis head? No pus no pain

Blister sort of thing on my penis head? No pus no pain

Consider herpes: Herpes infection is likely, particularly if clear small blisters in group. ...Read more

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I think I have big acné fill out of blood and pus all on my head very painful and they became bald spots I wanna why I have this?

I think I have big acné fill out of blood and pus all on my head very painful and they became bald spots I wanna why I have this?

See a dermatologist.: What you are describing sound serious. Blood and pus-filled cysts on your scalp is unusual and sounds like a serious skin disorder that requires a dermatologist. Make an appointment asap. ...Read more

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My son recently had blisters on his head which became pus like and then they went away but it has left the area bald.?

My son recently had blisters on his head which became pus like and then they went away but it has left the area bald.?

Fungus of the scalp?: Need to see your doctor for a complete answer. He will need antifungal meds for a month or so. ...Read more

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There's an itchy pus blister on my child's head that's oozing clear pus what can I use??

There's an itchy pus blister on my child's head that's oozing clear pus what can I use??

Bacitracin: Bacitracin is the OTC topical antibiotic that is recommended for skin sores. If the area has redness extending beyond the sore, you should have a doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more