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Pus In Chest Empyema
Same difference: Empyema is a severe infection in the chest in which pus accumulates within the pleural space. Also known as pleural empyema, empyema thoracis and pyothorax. It will often develop as a consequence of a pneumonia. A fluid collection forms (parapneumonic effusion) and this fluid becomes infected. The treatment is to drain the pus, re-expand lung, and treat underlying infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister had pleural empyema in a collapsed lung. The doctor avoided thoracotomy as being underweight, she might not cope with the anesthesia. What should I do?
How can I stop ingrown hairs on my chest from happening? I don't pluck or shave. Anytime it ruptures i clean the pus but it always comes back.
Ingrown hair: If you are not plucking or shaving then you cannot stop it. You probably have curly hair because they become ingrown more easily. Most of the time people get these from shaving or trying to remove the hair. If you are not doing this then friction in the area may be the problem. Wash with benzoyl peroxide or apply this to the area may help. Do not rub or scrub the area or may cause the problem. ...Read more
I have many skin colored bumps over my chest area.They neither itch nor have pus.How to get rid of them?
You must: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Iam breastfeeding and i have found a bump on my chest and it hurts very bad and I tried to pop it and yellow pus came out?
What the status now?: If it resolved and no more symptoms, no reason to worry. Just use a proper hygiene before and after each breastfeeding session. If it's progressing with the spreading of the redness, tenderness, pain and high fever - see your OB/GYN doctor, and continue to breastfeed ...Read more
Is it normal for a female to have hair on chest and nipples also I have a lot of little white bumps on my nipple sometimes they have pus stuff in them?
Found a small cyst with some pus under my skin on my chest. Was found after taking off a tight shirt. Does wearing tight clothing cause this?
Son has Red bump on chest hurts and hot to the touch my mom popped it and said pus came out im getting over mrsa..could he have contracted mrsa???
Possible: The concern isn't so much that your son has MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus), but that he has a significant skin infection. MRSA has increased in incidence significantly, though is quite treatable in cases like this. Just as serious would be a strep or MSSA (methicillin sensitive...) infection. Take your son to the doctor ASAP. Clean it with warm water and mild soap. Do not squeeze! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer