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Puss Pockets On Fingets
Paronychia: Sometimes people get little infections around the fingernail called paronychia. They're caused by picking a hangnail or biting the nails or messing too much with the cuticle (getting a pedicure). Often these are bacterial and you can develop little pus pockets that need to be drained. If you don't have pus, your doctor will recommend frequent warm soaks and possibly antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is it that i still have puss pockets, but no puss in them after being off the medication for at least 3 weeks now?
That is possible.: Mononucleosis presents with swollen tonsils that may have white to yellow exudates, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes on the front ; back of your neck and enlarged spleen ;/or liver. Your white blood cell will be elevated. A monospot test will show - or + for mono ; antibody titers can distinguish btwn old vs new infection. ...Read more
I get these hard puss pockets in my tonsils that cause extreme discomfort and i get them a lot. There is one in my left tonsil that never goes away?
My tonsils have been swollen for the past two weeks. Last week i had whit puss pockets on them and they went away, now I have pain. What is this?
What would cause my 10 month old son's circumcision to have white puss pockets? This has happened twice now.
Circumcision: I suggest that you bring your son to see a pediatric urologist for a detail examination. It is likely that either due to formation of a "skin bridge" that is trapping some secretion or some skin cells were trapped in the incision and is now excreting some whitish debris as they create some secretion. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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