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Is it dangerous 2 have hudradenitis suppurativa all around your ears, neck & head. I'm worried about all the toxins, sometimes the pus smells bad.

Is it dangerous 2 have hudradenitis suppurativa  all around your ears, neck & head. I'm worried about all the toxins, sometimes the pus smells bad.

Hidradenitis: This abnormality of the apocrine sweat glands is typically confined to the areas of the arm pits and the groins. It sounds like another problem if it is outside of these areas. See your primary care for an exam. May also need to see a dermatologist or ENT surgeon. This should be evaluated ASAP. Hope this helps! ...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


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What can you do at home if you have flu thats some better but you have a gross smell when you blow nose now an the drainage had flu for a wk all1sided?

What can you do at home if you have flu thats some better but you have a gross smell when you blow nose now an the drainage had flu for a wk all1sided?

Probable sinusitis: You probably have a bacterial sinus infection stemming from your flu. You need an antibiotic. If possible, it would be best if you can see an ENT doctor who can culture the pus in your nose to discover what organism is growing. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a foul smelling and tasting drainage from the back of my nose. I don't have a cold, the flu, nothing. It really smells horrible!

Sinus infection?: Do you have a history of sinus infections? Did you have a cold recently? Any headaches? Facial pain or pressure? Cough when lying down at night? Not all sinus infections need to be treated with antibiotics. I would drink plenty of fluids also. If the symptoms get worse, or if start coughing more or get fevers, i would see your doc. ...Read more

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Does the pus of gonorrhea smell?

Does the pus of gonorrhea smell?

It can from close up: It does have a odor if you get close to it, but it is not pleasant. ...Read more

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My right underarm are really sticky and a pus like substance is coming out of it and it smells?

My right underarm are really sticky and a pus like substance is coming out of it and it smells?

Hidradenitis: This sounds like hidradenitis suppurativa which is an infection of glands under the arm-pits and sometimes the groin area. You need to be checked by a doctor.
Patricio gargollo, md
pediatric urology
childrens medical center dallas. ...Read more

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I have an wound on my finger form a cycist there is a little hole and pus is coming out and it smells it's also hard around the wound is that ok?

I have an wound  on my finger form a cycist there is a little hole and pus is coming out and it smells it's also hard around the wound is that ok?

That's NOT OK.: That's an infection. That requires antibiotics. And if there's a deeper hole, it could even be an infection of the muscle or bones. This should be evaluated right away and treatment should be initiated. ...Read more

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How can I draw out pus from my nose piercing?

How can I draw out pus from my nose piercing?

Nose Piercing Pus: To draw out pus, apply a hot, moist washcloth for ten minutes, then apply hydrogen peroxide with a q-tip. If swelling worsens, go see your primary healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

Sebaceous glands: The nose is packed with sebaceous glands that make oils and thick sebum (the white stuff). Pus is thin and associated with infections. Unless you have acne or another infection, painless, thick, white sebum is what your are expressing.

The sebum helps protect the skin and provides moisture, so it is normal. Different people make varying amounts. If it is problematic, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

Puss: Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key.

http://www.webmd.com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores ...Read more

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I have pimple like dot on my neck. It doesn't hurt when i press it but the pus has a very foul smell. It is greenish in colour.

I have pimple like dot on my neck. It doesn't hurt when i press it but the pus has a very foul smell. It is greenish in colour.

Cyst: Sounds like a cyst / abscess. The drainage is a good sign meaning it is open, but it may require further treatment such as an oral or topical antibiotic. ...Read more

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I got my septum pierced a week ago as the jewellery I had in was too small to clean. Now my nose hurts and it has dark yellowy redish pus? Help!

I got my septum pierced a week ago as the jewellery I had in was too small to clean. Now my nose hurts and it has dark yellowy redish pus? Help!

Staph Infection: Your nose has many germs, some good and some bad. Staph Aureus can cause serious infections and may need a professional consult. Remove the jewelry, apply warm moist compresses and try some Bacitracin ointment locally. If it does not improve, you get a fever or it worsens see your physician. Be leery of piercing unusual places. Good health. ...Read more

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I have large pores on my nose that are full of pus?

I have large pores on my nose that are full of pus?

Dermatologist: Besides making sure that your nose is washed carefully and cleansed you should consult with a dermatologist on the best regimen for your particular skin. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when u have a bump under your armpit and white pus and blood comes out of it and smells real bad?

What dose it mean when u have a bump under your armpit and white pus and blood comes out of it and smells real bad?

See a doctor: This can mean nothing very good. There are several possibilities and all will require professional attention. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my nose i cleaned it with peroxide and it popped with pus and blood coming out. Came back. What is it?

I have a bump in my nose i cleaned it with peroxide and it popped with pus and blood coming out. Came back. What is it?

Infected follicle: This is likely a blocked hair follicle that has become infected. It typically will resolve on it's own and will not require further treatment. If you develop swelling in your nose, you should seek treatment with your ent. ...Read more

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Have ,4 abt 5 months, an internal pimple in front of my nose ,same area, that appears makes its cycle n again with pus in majority.any opinions 4this?

Have ,4 abt 5 months, an internal pimple in front of my nose ,same area, that appears makes its cycle n again with pus in majority.any opinions 4this?

NOSE PIMPLE: SOUNDS LIKE AN ACNE ZIT.
HOW IS YOUR DIET?
STOP ALL NUTS, PEANUT BUTTER, CHOCOLATE AND CUT DOWN ON DAIRY PRODUCTS.
USE ANY OVER THE COUNTER ACNE PRODUCT, APPLY IT AT BEDTIME, AND GIVE IT ABOUT TEN DAYS OR TWO WEEKS TO SEE ANY IMPROVEMENT. ...Read more

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My nose piercing has yellow pus what should I do?

My nose piercing has yellow pus what should I do?

Antibiotics : If not too severe, tx with bactriban oint 2-3 times daily and pls remove the ring. If severe, requires oral antibiotic therapy. Best if get a culture first just bc MRSA can present this way too. ...Read more

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A pimple on my nose popped, and minimal blood and pus came out. Should I be worried?

A pimple on my nose popped, and minimal blood and pus came out. Should I be worried?

No need to worry: As long as it popped on its own, its is just a pimple and not a big abscess and also is not on the dangerous area of face immediately below the nose and above the upper lip area . Wash wish soap and water and allow the area to dry in air.It should be okay. ...Read more

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I don't have any health insurance and my belly button is oozing pus and blood and smells and it hurts below the belly button?

I don't have any health insurance and my belly button is oozing pus and blood and smells and it hurts below the belly button?

Skin infection: Sounds like you have an infection. Would be reasonable to clean the area out with soap and water and a Q tip. May use a dab of a topical antibiotic such as neosporin, triple antibiotic, etc. Try to keep it clean and dry. If this progresses you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Causes of my crotch blister? The blisters have pus inside, what can be? And how i can cure this? My groin smell bad but i don feel any itchy.

Causes of my crotch blister? The blisters have pus inside,  what can be? And how i can cure this? My groin smell bad but i don feel any itchy.

Infection: This is perhaps a question that serves as the very definition of when one needs to go to the doctor. Your sores need to be examined and possibly tested and you need to be on prescription medication. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my nose, filled with a little bit of pus. (i'm aware from trying to pop it). Its pimple sized, but will not go away. Please help?

I have a bump on my nose, filled with a little bit of pus. (i'm aware from trying to pop it). Its pimple sized, but will not go away. Please help?

Nasal bump: Hello, it would be a helpful to stop trying to "pop" your nasal lesion. If it is or was a pustule, your manipulation will cause a cellulitis to develop around the lesion thus preventing it from resolving. See your doctor because it may need to be treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Asmall fat deposit near nose has become infected, it let out yellow pus.When i drained it, in a few secs some of it turned black, necrosis?Will it spread

Asmall fat deposit near nose has become infected, it let out yellow pus.When i drained it, in a few secs some of it turned black, necrosis?Will it spread

More than likely...: Don't minimize your scenario since you are describing a necrotizing soft tissue infection that could be life-threatening if not addressed with antibiotics, incision & drainage. ...Read more

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I have red blisters' with pus coming out of them' on the tip of my nose what could that be?

I have red blisters' with pus coming out of them' on the tip of my nose what could that be?

Bullous impetigo: Bullous (blistering) impetigo is most commonly due to staphylococcus aureus skin infection.
Other less likely causes include strep pyogenes, varicella (chicken pox), or zoster (shingles). ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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