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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Frequent Pus Producing Infections

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Does co-trimoxazole keeps effectiveness in pus producing infection?

Does co-trimoxazole keeps effectiveness in pus producing infection?

Question unclear: Pus is a collection of white blood cells and destroyed tissue due to infection. Co-trimoxazole will not function well if the pus is inside an abscess, but if draining, the drug will kill bacteria in the tissues from which the pus is emanating. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Looking for a home remedy for a ear infection. I'm dizzy, heating lose, no drainage.?

Looking for a home remedy for a ear infection. I'm dizzy, heating lose, no drainage.?

Ear infection: Is it the ear canal or the middle ear that is involved? For outer ear/otitis externa/ swimmer's ear there are otc treatments available. Dizziness, however, suggests otitis media & possible labyrinthitis (infection/ inflammation in the balance mechanism). Otc decongestant may help; otc dramamine (dimenhydrinate) (low dose to prevent side effects) can help with dizziness. If not better in couple days, see fp for tx. ...Read more

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Does pus help fight infections or not?

Healin: Pus is white blood cells going to the site to heal the infection ...Read more

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Since pus helps fight infection should I not pop the pus pocket?

Spread: Ypu can drive the infection deeper and worsen the issues. Warm compresses can help healing. ...Read more

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Does the presence of pus around a piercing indicate an infection?

Does the presence of pus around a piercing indicate an infection?

Very possible: Pus, swelling, warmth, redness, and pain are all signs of infection. The more of those you have, the more likely you have an infection. ...Read more

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I'm having urinary infection pus cell 15 to 20. How bad is this?

Systemic symptoms?: The # of white cells in the urine does'mt tell severity. The most important thing is whether or not the infection has passed from a urethritis (end of the urinary tract), a cystitis (bladder infection), a pyelonephritis (kidney infection) especially if the organisms spill into the blood, or abscess. Fever, back pain, low bp, fast pulse, ability to eat/drink are much more important factors. ...Read more

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If pus cell level is 2-3, is it infection?

If pus cell level is 2-3, is it infection?

Pyuria: If you are referring to 2-3 white blood cells per high power field in the urine, this is normal for a woman. The numbers of wbcs or other changes in the urinalysis alone, however, is not the best way in which to confirm or exclude the diagnosis of uti. ...Read more

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I am having pus infection.. Its painful, do tell me what should I do.. I have taken medicine too?

I am having pus infection.. Its painful, do tell me what should I do.. I have taken medicine too?

Possible abscess: If you have an infection with pus draining and not improving with antibiotics you may have an abscess that is inadequately drained. Other possibility is that the bacteria causing the infection is resistant to the antibiotics. Check with your physician. ...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