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Pus Coming Out Of Toenail From Bruise
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Hello sir, pls I hv toenail infection on two toenails. And ì see whitish pus coming out frm the toenail base. I went to lab I was diagnosed of proteus ba?
SEE A PODIATRIST: You probably need the nail (s) removed to effectively resolve the infection. ...Read more
My big toe is purple and there is blood and pus coming out of under the toenail. It has been like this for months. What can I do? Should I see a doc?
See a doctor!: You need antibiotics. Toenail also may need to be removed. ...Read more
Lump found in groin area near public bone. Discovered it couple of months back (red and sore) now its bruised and got some pus coming out of it. Help?
Throbbing pain and pus coming out from toe nail, after I was cutting my toenails with scissors I stabbed the side of my big toe and now after 3 days?
Infected toe nail: Sounds like you have an infection., try soaking in betadine mixed with warm water and see your doctor. Some toe nail infection are not bad while some are more of a problem and you need to see a doctor for it. ...Read more
My preauricular ear hole has yellow pus coming out, feels swollen and tender at touch- how should I treat it?
You should not: Treat this yourself-get examined by your physician, evaluated, diagnosed and treated-TODAY! ...Read more
My daughter has a bite on her foot. It's red and swollen with a brown dot in the middle. Put neosporin on it and don't see any pus coming out. Seems to be filled with fluid and is pretty large. Does she need to see a doctor? What can we do?
Difficult to advise: With wisdom from a distance, no photo, no dimensions (large?), no timeline, no background data. Sounds c/w an insect bite but too little information to offer much wisdom. The treatment sounds reasonable, lack of purulent discharge a good sign. Generally rupturing the blister (a body protective response) is not wise because this lets in skin bacteria/potential pathogens. ...Read more
My mom's middle finger is swollen and tender and there is pus coming out her nail fold, is this paronychia? How to treat plz?
See a doc: It certainly can be, or it can be a finger pulp infection. Either way, i'd see a doctor as this usually requires oral antibiotics. You can also try wet soaks at home, but this is not curative. ...Read more
My husband is 33 years old and his left foot is swollen and pus coming out from in between toes, it's hurts to walk and has pain in his calf?
ER ASAP: This can be very serious. Sounds like he needs admitted to the hospital. ...Read more
Throbbing pain and pus coming out of toe nail after cutting it, would anyone recommended soaking it with epsom salt and cleaning it with savlon?
Yes, you could: But it would be best to see a podiatrist to have it properly cared for and to have antibiotics prescribed. ...Read more
Several things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Absolutely not: Pus in a surgical wound means infection and this is never good. It needs attention right away. However, I have had many patients tell me that they have pus coming out of an incision from my surgery but upon close inspection it is merely postoperative drainage that is very common and normal. Nevertheless, get it looked at especially if it is red, painful, and you have fevers all signs of infection. ...Read more
Paronychia/Onychia: It sounds like you have an infection. Most likely, a paronychia/onychia, which is an infected ingrown toenail, the most common cause of toe infections. If you are Diabetic or in any way immune-compromised, get to a doctor immediately. If you are not, the infection could still be serious, and you should seek attention ASAP. ...Read more
I have had cellulitis for a week and it seems to be healing but instead of pus coming out its blood clots?
Hematoma: You are likely dealing with a hematoma if you had a recent injury that can account for the cellulitis. Keep the area clean and change the dressing as needed to avoid infection - or the discharge will turn to pus. If you are running a fever and the area of injury enlarges or pain worsens - see a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more
Why would my gum turn black and form a small hole with black fluid and pus coming out of it? What should I do, doctor or dentist?
See dentist: It sounds like something toxic and infective. Rush to a dentist. ...Read more
Went on holiday to srilanka bitten by ant or mosquito and have a big wound that's turning black round the edges near my left big toe and pus coming out?
Pus?: Cold sores will drain fluid, sometimes purulent. Normally they will form a dry scab after a few days and heal after 5 to 10 days. Topicals are not worth discussion. Valacyclovir 2Grams at prodrome [initial tingling before the blister] will modify the attack, sometimes abort it. Oral acyclovir will also work but may require much larger dose. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My 2 year old has a swollen cheek with pus coming out of bite-like thing on her face. Also, her cheek is hard. What should I do?
Facial cellulitis??: A toddler with a "hard" cheek and pus coming out of it may have facial cellulitis, a pus-forming bacterial infection in the skin. She'll need to be seen by her doctor or by the E.R. Depending on how things look, she may need I.V. Antibiotics. Due to her young age, it may be best to go for treatment right away. ...Read more
I went yesterday to get a facial and shave exfoliated my lips and they are so inflamed with pus coming out abnormally swollen?
Well: Skin infections like this should have an exam and treatment by physician you can try HealthTap Consultation visit ...Read more
I have a cut on my elbow. I think it might be infected. A red streak is going up my arm but I think I got that from work. There is no pus coming out o?
Go to nearest: ER for evaluation immediately. You have an infection that is spreading rapidly. ...Read more
I have white pus coming out of my armpit but they're is no bump previously I had bumps come out but this time its just two open pores what does this me?
The most common cause is something called hidradenitis suppurativa. This isn't dangerous but it can cause a discharge and at times this can smell. It's a condition that tends to get a little worse before stabilizing.
The other possible cause is something called an epidermoid cyst, not dangerous but can intermittently cause a white pus to be secreted and sometimes painful. ...Read more
The blister on my heel pop said there's pus coming out of it what do I do to keep from getting infected?
If there is pus...: It already is infected. It needs to be drained and cleaned for the infection to go away. If it spreads into the deeper tissue, you will need to take an antibiotic to get rid of it. Use warm water soaks with some epsom salts, dish soap, or even a splash of vinegar (most bacteria aren't that tolerant of an acid environment). Keep the pus draining out of the hole that's already there. ...Read more
What could cause nipple sensitivity and pus coming out? I didn’t have to press it out, my arm rubbed against my nipple
My mom has paronychia and there is pus coming out her nail fold, is this pus contagious, can it infect me after I touch it?
Skin is Barrier: Nope. Of course you should wash with soap and water. But, in general the skin is a good barrier to infection. ...Read more
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