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I hve some scalp sores with a itchy scalp been driving me crazy they seem to break after they get a certin size and pus comes outof them?

I hve some scalp sores with a itchy scalp been driving me crazy they seem to break after they get a certin size and pus comes outof them?

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

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Why is my naval leaking blood and pus?

Why is my naval leaking blood and pus?

Emergency room: See a doctor right away. You have an infection, possibly of the skin, but you could also have a fistula developing from the bowel to the skin. You should not delay, you need treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small smooth but hard bump on my scalp that won't go away. Never had b4. when I try to pop it just bleeds. No pus at all. Shud I be scared?

I have a small smooth but hard bump on my scalp that won't go away. Never had b4. when I try to pop it just bleeds. No pus at all. Shud I be scared?

C/w scar tissue or: Possibly a persistent sebaceous cyst with significant scar tissue around it which your efforts are not emptying, just adding to trauma & more scar tissue. Best leave alone in hopes scar tissue will decrease some over time or have excised by someone with good plastic surgery seamstress skills to reclose with minimal new scar tissue induction. ...Read more

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How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way

How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way

MRSA: Mrsa is a bacteria. If you have something that is red and swollen and leaking pus have it taken care of right away. The best therapy for a MRSA skin infection is drainage. ...Read more

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I am 19 year's old and also a Virginia but I have noticed a leaking pus spot on the surface if my virgina and I am worried?

I am 19 year's old and also a Virginia but I have noticed a leaking pus spot on the surface if my virgina and I am worried?

Not an STD: If you are a virgin and have not engaged in sexual intercourse of any kind, you do not have a sexually transmitted disease. You could very well have an ingrown hair or a host of other skin lesions. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have lesion filled with pus on my scalp that won't go away?

Pus or sebum?: Is the area/lesion tender or red?

You may have a sebaceous cyst, which will contain sebum, a whitish material that is similar in appearance to pus. A small abscess is unlikely, and a pimple generally resolves.

See your doctor for further evaluation. A minor surgical procedure to remove the entire cyst or deal with a small abscess may be helpful. ...Read more

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Safe to swallow pus? Tonsil leaking pus nonstop.

Safe to swallow pus? Tonsil leaking pus nonstop.

Tonsilitis: You need to be seen by a doctor and treated. See an ENT doctor. If you have a tonsillar or peritonsillar abscess you may need urgent surgical intervention. Go asap and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I have anal abcess operation after that there is leaking water pus is it ok?

I have anal abcess operation after that there is leaking water pus is it ok?

Not OK: It would help to answer your question to know when the surgery was done. You should have no "pus" leaking out. Are you having any anal pain? Please get back to the physician who did the surgery very soon and have him/her examine the surgical site. ...Read more

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What can u use on hard bumps on scalp sore hard bumps, at base of neckline on scalp some fill with pus

What can u use on hard bumps on scalp sore hard bumps, at base of neckline on scalp some fill with pus

See dermatologist: These "bumps" could be sebaceous cysts ("plugged hair follicles") or acne cysts. See your doctor for referral to a suitable specialist. ...Read more

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How would I know if I found a random lump on my body if it was cancer or not and also does a cancer lump leak pus when squeezed??

How would I know if I found a random lump on my body if it was cancer or not and also does a cancer lump leak pus when squeezed??

Diagnosis of: cancer would be made by getting a biopsy of the lesion and then having it checked by a pathologist. Often cysts or infections may extrude pus or similar material. ...Read more

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I have dandruff&get little dried crust bloody spots from itching. I noticed my scalp is itchy+found what looks like 2pimples 2gether with white pus?

I have dandruff&get little dried crust bloody spots from itching. I noticed my scalp is itchy+found what looks like 2pimples 2gether with white pus?

See a dermatologist: Meanwhile get in the shower every day with a dandruff shampoo. There are many. Tar, salicylic acid, selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, zinc pyrithione are all useful. You might try to wet your scalp with a few drops of water, then apply a few drops of shampoo and wait a few minutes to hours before your shower. You can rub in some liquid cortisone after. ...Read more

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Small bite upon waking up, has grown to the size of my palm, leaked clear pus through my pants (leggings), red and warm and itchy. Concern?

Small bite upon waking up, has grown to the size of my palm, leaked clear pus through my pants (leggings), red and warm and itchy. Concern?

Yes: Yes. Is it red hot swollen and painful or only itchy? If it is rapidly growing and has pus coming out of it it needs to be examined, drained, and antibiotics need to be administered. If it is determined to be a bite with no associated cellulitis or furuncle/carbuncle, then anti-inflammatory medication such as dexamethasone or diphenhydramine may suffice as well as topical steroid and hydroxyzine ...Read more

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Why is there yellow mucus/pus leaking out the tip of my penis?

Why is there yellow mucus/pus leaking out the tip of my penis?

Need evaluation...: All men having mucopurulent urethral discharge should be evaluated for STD-related urethritis. To confirm what it may be, seek evaluation with detailed history stressing the specific features, relevance, & sequence of events of the symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How to have these related things for good care done correctly? Go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my vaginal area it bleeds sometimes & leaks out pus. It's larger than an average pimple it hurts when touched never had sex any idea?

I have a bump on my vaginal area it bleeds sometimes & leaks out pus. It's larger than an average pimple it hurts when touched never had sex any idea?

Cyst: There are several glands around the vagina and sometimes one can get obstructed and infected. Getting this checked by your doctor can determine what you have and then decide on the proper treatment. Sometime a procedure can be done to cure the problem. ...Read more

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My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but I've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be?

My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but I've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be?

You now have an: Infection in your scalp from you scratching it so much and your lymph glands are now reacting trying to fight off the infection. It is to the point now that you need antibiotics. Go see your physician now before it gets worst. ...Read more

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I have very tender breast they leak sone blaxk pus and some clear to green?

I have very tender breast they leak sone blaxk pus and some clear to green?

Probable papilloma: It is very likely you have what is called an intraductal papilloma causing some bleeding. Alternatively, you can see this in fibrocystic breast disease as well. The discharge is actually the left over products of old blood. ...Read more

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Having a layer of dandruff at a specific small area on scalp with pus. Is it fungal infection? How to treat?

Having a layer of dandruff at a specific small area on scalp with pus. Is it fungal infection? How to treat?

Cannot diagnose: It is impossible to know without seeing this whether this is secondary bacterial infection or your are having psoriasis or some other lesion that may require different management. See a dermatologist and have this diagnosed and treated appropriately after face to face relationship. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hard pus liquid filled sore spots on my face and scalp all the time always re fill how do I stop them and squeeze them too get it all out?

Hard pus liquid filled sore spots on my face and scalp all the time always re fill how do I stop them and squeeze them too get it all out?

Skin specialist: Need to be consulted as your acne is acting up. You may also be having staph infection and you may require some antibiotics. This should go away once appropriately addressed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if bug bites on my ankles are swollen and red? I've tried cleaning them with isopropyl alcohol, but they still leak pus.

Depends on the bug &: Whether they're infected. Pus is a tell-tale sign of infection, and some bugs are known to spread some very serious diseases. Please bring your foot to a doctor and have them checked out. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my head (scalp) and it is painful. Some of it had pus. What should I do and what is it called? Is there any solution to this?

I have pimples on my head (scalp) and it is painful. Some of it had pus. What should I do and what is it called? Is there any solution to this?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...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