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Doctor insights on: Pus Cancer

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Does pus normally come out of cancer lumps?

Does pus normally come out of cancer lumps?

No: Most cancers grow as solid tumors. On occasion, a tumor can grow very rapidly and outgrow it's blood supply. The center of the tumor can then liquify; this typically will contain bloody fluid rather than pus. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my cheek that won't go. When I squeeze it pus does come out but then goes hard a day later. I'm really scared it's cancer :( ?

I have a spot on my cheek that won't go. When I squeeze it pus does come out but then goes hard a day later. I'm really scared it's cancer :(
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Need to examine: If is not likely to be cancer, but that does not mean that it is harmless. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How much pus cels in semen indicate testicular cancer?

How much pus cels in semen indicate testicular cancer?

Not associated: Pus cells (white blod cells) in semen are usually not assocaited with testicular cancer; it is more an indicated of infection such as urine tract infection or a sexually transmitted disease. Testicular cancer usually occurs as a a firm hard lump in the scrotum. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is gray pus from the one breast a symptom of breast cancer?

I'm wondering is gray pus from the one breast a symptom of breast cancer?

MAYBE: Gray pus from one nipple can be caused by:1)pagets disease of the breast 2)infection 3) intraductal papiloma . You should be evaluated by a breast surgeon. ...Read more

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My jp drain fell out was in for about month in half. Colon resection from cancer. Hole is still draining. Blood and pus. Is this normal?

My jp drain fell out was in for about month in half.   Colon resection from cancer.  Hole is still draining. Blood and pus.  Is this normal?

No: Any blood or pus coming out of any place of the body for any reason is not normal. Even abrasion with blood is not normal. Please see your doctor to make sure there is no infection in the area that needs to be treated and to put another drain if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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