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I have a subareolar abscess that isn't healing. 6 weeks. 2 courses of keflex. Is there a way to get it healed instead of surgically removing the ducts?
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
Subareolar abscess aspirated but keeps rupturing. 6 weeks. 2 rounds keflex. Is there a way to get it healed instead of surgically removing the ducts?
I think I have a Subareolar abscess. Can i get rid of it with no meds? I've had it for over a year. My doc called it a pimple but its a hole now. help
Age 40, (1st mammo/biopsy) confirmed 1.3x.8x1.4cm subareolar fibroadenoma in breast. More painful + incrs'd to 1.4x1.5x1.8c in 2yrs. Leave or remove?
A painful subareolar bump that appeared 3 weeks ago. No redness or rash on nipple area, no discharge, no others breast lumps.
Evaluate: A painful persistent lump should be evaluated by your doctor. You may need a breast ultrasound done. ...Read more
Open & drain Vs med: Occasionally these respond to a warm compress with spontaneous drainage & oral meds can assist the process but many recur. Those that are large or located near the anal outlet often require incision and drainage. Some can be done in an office & some may require day surgery. ...Read more
Let me explain: An abscess (latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides due to an infectious process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g., splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles). It is a defensive reaction of the tissue to prevent the spread of infectious materials to other. ...Read more