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Is there a way to reduce the pain even though it is hideous and oozing pus?

"It"?: If "it" is one of god's creatures - then yes, trying to comfort it is a kind thing to do. ...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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My son has a bad bug bite oozing pus for 2 days and it is real red now. What to do?

My son has a bad bug bite oozing pus for 2 days and it is real red now. What to do?

See doctor for meds: It there is a weaping wound, there is a chance of an infection. You should talk with your doctor to see if an antibiotic would be needed. ...Read more

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Keloid oozing pus and blood?

Keloid oozing pus and blood?

See Plastic Surgeon: You should see a board certified plastic surgeon. Let him/her examine you and treat you. (no home remedies). ...Read more

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Im dry sockets are swollen and oozing pus, what can I do?

Im dry sockets are swollen and oozing pus, what can I do?

You can: Try hydrogen peroxide rinses. Try to keep it around the extracted tooth area. It should help as emergency treatment. Please see your dentist for future treatments. ...Read more

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What is the white stuff that comes out of a spider bite before the oozing pus. Its more lumpy than actual pus. Once that stuff comes drainage is worse?

What is the white stuff that comes out of a spider bite before the oozing pus. Its more lumpy than actual pus. Once that stuff comes drainage is worse?

Not a spider bite: Did you see and feel the spider attack? Did you take the spider to a genuine expert for identification? If not, you have something else. Your description is not concordant with venomous spider bite. In fact, USA spider bites are RARE and mostly confined to the southwestern states. See a better Dr. ...Read more

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My son was in auto accident one week ago. Hhis knee was scraped badly and now is oozing green pus. He is diabetic. Is this an urgent situation ?

My son was in auto accident one week ago. Hhis knee was scraped badly and now is oozing green pus. He is diabetic. Is this an urgent situation ?

Medical attention: i agree that medical attention is necessary. Most importantly the wound needs to be cleansed and debrided (devitalized dead skin removed) Antibiotics may be indicated as well. Certainly, the diabetes will potentially increase the chance of developing a serious infection. ...Read more

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I had to use trimincinlone cream for contact dermatitis. One of the spots started oozing pus a few days later. Is it okay to apply perixide also?

I had to use trimincinlone cream for contact dermatitis. One of the spots started oozing pus a few days later. Is it okay to apply perixide also?

Sure: You may also want to put a warm compress on it. The latter will probably do more good. Keep the area clean. If you develop fever or serious pain, get seen right away. Go easy on triamcinolone for contact dermatitis -- a little of that stuff goes very far. ...Read more

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Ok so my cellulitis is healing pretty good but a lot of pus is oozing from the spot it started and there are scabs around it is that normal? Or not???

Ok so my cellulitis is healing pretty good but a lot of pus is oozing from the spot it started and there are scabs around it is that normal? Or not???

Cellulitis: Sounds like you have an abscess which is draining some. See your family doc. The site probably needs opened and flushed. Of course, why do you have a cellulitis in the first place? Diabetes, morbid obesity. Address the root cause(s). ...Read more