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Hard lumps on back about 1& 1/2 inch about 4or 5 all over when squeezed ozze smelly puss one is infected what are they called?

Hard lumps on back about 1& 1/2 inch about 4or 5 all over when squeezed ozze smelly puss one is infected what are they called?

Sebaceous cysts: More than likely these are small plugged oil glands called sebaceous cysts. They will occasionally become infected. The will swell, become painful and drain pus and cottage cheese like tissue. The are harmless. ...Read more

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This morning I woke up to find a pimple on my dick in the shower I poped it and clear smelly puss came oout can this be a sign im 17

This morning I woke up to find a pimple on my dick in the shower I poped it and clear smelly puss came oout can this be a sign im 17

Infection: It seems some kind of infection, that's why puss came out. You should check it with your doctor may need culture and if you are sexually active blood test etc to rule out std. You may need antibiotics local and/or by mouth. ...Read more

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Boil/ abbess on labia majora for 7 years. Squeezed daily sometimes white stringy puss comes out and other times plasma, what is it?

Boil/ abbess on labia majora for 7 years. Squeezed daily sometimes white stringy puss comes out and other times plasma, what is it?

See a Dr.: It could be a cyst for which I would recommend a removal so you don't have to cont. Squeezing it daily but by a dr. With training on procedures in that area of the body. A cyst is a boil with a capsule ; if the capsule doesn't get removed, it keep filling after you empty it. In case that it's something is another reasons to have it seem by a dr. ...Read more

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On a second arthroscopy in my husband's knee (1st one was to repair meniscus) pics show white, stringy, puss substance inside:any clues what it is?

On a second arthroscopy in my husband's knee (1st one was to repair meniscus) pics show white, stringy, puss substance inside:any clues what it is?

Let me explain: If understand the question, most likely the picture show the suture they used to repair your husband cartilage. Those suture dose not dissolve. ...Read more

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2 years ago I had a upper molar pulled, 3 months later the gum area was sore and when I push on it, smelly puss comes out around the next tooth.

2 years ago I had a upper molar pulled, 3 months later the gum area was sore and when I push on it, smelly puss comes out around the next tooth.

Unlikely related: There should be no residual infection after 3 months; sounds like the infection is from the remaining tooth and not the extracted tooth.
Infection is either a gum or tooth abscess. Why was the previous tooth extracted - if for a periodontal (gum) infection then that is probably what is happening here and you need to be treated by a periodontist to get rid of the infection and save your teeth. ...Read more

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Is puss from a fall bad?

Is puss from a fall bad?

???: If you mean pus, it comes from an infection, and usually takes a few days to develop. If there is another type of drainage, it depends on where the injury is. We need more information. ...Read more

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What bug bite has clear puss coming out?

What bug bite has clear puss coming out?

Fire ant: Likely fire ant. They actually sting, not bite and leave a fluid-filled blister. ...Read more

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Is it ok to pick the puss off a white headhead?

Is it ok to pick the puss off a white headhead?

No: Pus is dead white blood cells that have tried to kill an infection. Picking it off does two things: 1) it re-opens the sore so it can get infected again defeating the purpose of the plug in the first place and 2) it will cause a scar because you damaged the skin repair happening underneath the whitehead. Don't pick at it. It will fall off when the infection is cleared and the skin is repaired. ...Read more

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What should you do with cuts that become puss-y?

What should you do with cuts that become puss-y?

Seek medical care: This sounds infected. What is your tetanus status? I would have this medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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A small whithead inside the outter corner of upper lid, is iirritating & sucreates puss. Any suggestions?

A small whithead inside the outter corner of upper lid, is iirritating & sucreates puss. Any suggestions?

See doctor: Garden variety stye can become complicated if you're not careful. Sounds like you could use a prescription ointment or drops and some warm compresses but if I were you I'd let a doc take a look see sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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I hada lesion underchin. White hard puss came from it with no known cause. Lasted several months and I became lathargic. What could it be?

I hada lesion underchin. White hard puss came from it with no known cause. Lasted several months and I became lathargic. What could it be?

EIC: You are likely describing an epidermal inclusion cyst. They can come and go over time and sometimes need to be surgically removed to keep them from coming back. Your lethargy is unlikely related to the EIC and should be investigated further by your health provider. ...Read more

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What does puss in the urine mean?

What does puss in the urine mean?

Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. This suggests that there has been an inflammatory reaction or immune response. If other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more

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Boil that is open and full of puss?

Draining boil: Go to the ER and get it cultured and treated emperically then see your doctor or surgeon for possible excision ...Read more

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Puss and blood coming out of naval?

Puss and blood coming out of naval?

Strange: Better check with your doc. This is somewhat strange. Do not self medicate. ...Read more

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Normal for a hernea to puss over a year?

Normal for a hernea to puss over a year?

Not normal.: Pus always suggest bacterial infection. See ur dr and get treated. Take care! ...Read more

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Bumps with puss and blood?

Bumps with puss and blood?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Ioc I have puss in my toe what does it mean?

Ioc I have puss in my toe what does it mean?

Infection: Pus is one of the main signs of infection. Have dr. Do a culture and will need antibiotic which may need to be changed on result of culture. Also as suggested have it drained. ...Read more

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How to cure a swollen toenail that has puss?

How to cure a swollen toenail that has puss?

See a Podiatrist: You may need an antibiotic and the nail edge removed. The proceedure is painless. ...Read more

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What would cause puss to come out of you ear?

What would cause puss to come out of you ear?

Infection: You could have an ear infection, either coming from the outer canal or your inner ear, in either case this is something you should see your doctor for. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are puss pockets on your tonsils a symptom of herpes?

Are puss pockets on your tonsils a symptom of herpes?

Tonsil stones: These are not from a herpetic infection. As we get older, our tonsils become cratered. These craters hold onto food, which are the source of the "pus pockets". ...Read more

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I've had a multitude of puss pockets in my throat. What show I do?

I've had a multitude of puss pockets in my throat. What show I do?

Go to urgent care: Get a doctor to see you and checked for strep and mono. You many need antibiotics. ...Read more