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I have been on medicare because of the uc and rectal abscess and the adverse side effect s. What would be the best treatment for uc flare ups?

Mesalamine: Oral +/- topical Mesalamine therapy would probably be the best. There is a new "safe" oral steroid called uceris which seems very promising too. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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What is the best mandibular abscess treatment?

What is the best mandibular abscess treatment?

Identify and Treat: An abscess in the mandible may be due to a number of possible causes. In order to treat it, one has to identify the cause. An evaluation by your dentist would be a logical starting point. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tonsilar abscess?

What is the treatment for tonsilar abscess?

Drainage and meds: Usually we drain the abscess with with a needle or incise it with a blade under local anesthesia. Then we treat with antibiotics and sometimes steroids. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a peritonsillar abscess?

What is the treatment for a peritonsillar abscess?

Usually drainage: Early abscess may respond to antibiotics and steroids but usually require drainage. ...Read more

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What could cause an abscess in the eye?

What could cause an abscess in the eye?

Abscess: An abscess is a collection of bacteria or fungus often surrounded by a membrane or capsule. An abscess can occur in the eye as part of a fungal infection or bacteria. Immunocompromised patients (ie, have diabetes, hiv, etc) are more susceptible to severe eye infections. It can also occur on the eyelid skin or in skin glands around the eye: can be caused by clogged skin gland from skin bacterial. ...Read more

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Treatment of finger abscess in diabetics?

Treatment of finger abscess in diabetics?

Finger abscess: Incision and drainage and antibiotics should take care of the problem. ...Read more

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What is treatment for lung abscess?

What is treatment for lung abscess?

Antibiotics drainage: If a lung abscess is outside of the lung between the lung and chest wall it is called an empyema and needs to be drained using a tube or surgical drainage culture and appropriate antibiotics. Lung abscess inside the lung are usually treated with antibiotics and specimens for cultures need to be collected. Full medical workup is needed to find out underlying causes as well. ...Read more

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Can you please suggest treatment for gum abscess on 7 year old, immobile front tooth?

Can you please suggest treatment for gum abscess on 7 year old, immobile front tooth?

It depends: At this age the child can have either permanent or baby front teeth, if it is a baby tooth it could be on it's way out and in this case nature will take it course and the tooth will fall out, if it is a permanent tooth you need to treat it ; keep it. Make sure you take the child to a pediatric dentist who can give you the proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck, dr mokbel, scdentalimplants. Com. ...Read more

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Have an abscess under my eye and it's pretty big. What is the best way to get rid of this?

Have an abscess under my eye and it's pretty big. What is the best way to get rid of this?

Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washcloth to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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The skin under my eye is swollen due to abscess. Day 4 on meds. No other pain just swollen. Need advice?

The skin under my eye is swollen due to abscess. Day 4 on meds. No other pain just swollen. Need advice?

Be patient: Four days is not long enough for this to be better. See your doctor if it is getting worse or doesn't improve in 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with "Acute Liver Abscess" And under treatment.. I am feeling too much weakness.. What should do for get rid from weakness..

Diagnosed with "Acute Liver Abscess" And under treatment.. I am feeling too much weakness.. What should do for get rid from weakness..

Discuss with doctor: You should ask the doctor who is currently treating you as he knows more information about your overall health. ...Read more

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I am currently having 2 small lumps, 1 became abscess and painful, the other is not + cottage cheese discharge, what could it be? Treatment?

I am currently having 2 small lumps, 1 became abscess and painful, the other is not + cottage cheese discharge, what could it be? Treatment?

Abcess: May need drainage and antibiotics for the lumps. Practice hand washing with soap and water to prevent transferring the infection to another part of the body ...Read more

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Had a root canal today for an abscess. Doc will only finish the treatment once it is completely drained and swellings gone. How long will that take?

Had a root canal today for an abscess. Doc will only finish the treatment once it is completely drained and swellings gone. How long will that take?

Depends: Depends on how bad the abscess was and whether you respond well to drainage and antibiotics. Ask the endodontist that question. Could be several weeks. ...Read more

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What is an abscess in your eye?

What is an abscess in your eye?

Abscess: An abscess is a collection of bacteria or fungus often surrounded by a membrane or capsule. An abscess can occur in the eye as part of a fungal infection or bacteria. It can also occur on the eye lid skin or in skin glands around the eye. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for liver abscess?

What is the treatment for liver abscess?

It depend on the: Abcess and were is located, some time we use surgery some we treat with antbiotics. ...Read more

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Treatment options for brain abscess? Thanks!

Treatment options for brain abscess? Thanks!

Usually surgery: Most brain abscesses require surgery in addition to intravenous antibiotics for several weeks. Rarely, they can be treated with IV antibiotics alone if they are very small in size. Patients with brain abscesses need to be evaluated by a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Parotid gland abscess treatment in children?

Hospitalization: This is often treated with incision and drainage with accompanying intravenous antibiotics. ...Read more

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Are dental abscess treatments painful to get?

Are dental abscess treatments painful to get?

Not usually: Usually once the shots have numbed the entire area of concern, patients do not feel any pain. Some dentist may offer IV sedation for your comfort. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a tooth abscess?

What is the best treatment for a tooth abscess?

See a dentist: A tooth abcess can become a severe problem if left untreated. You may need root canal treatment or extraction.
See a dentist. ...Read more

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How long can a tooth abscess go without treatment?

It varies: Unfortunately, there is no set answer on this. Everyone responds differently to the infection process. It is strongly advised to have this type of problem attended to as soon as you possibly can to prevent the infection from spreading and causing some serious illness. ...Read more

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What should I expect before and after dental abscess treatment?

Just like any visit: If you mean that you are having root canal therapy there is little to do. If you are having pain you should be taking pain relieving medication and possibly antibiotics if you have an infection. It's not necessary to take antibiotics before your treatment. After the visit the dentist will suggest medications and provide you with instructions. Usually there are no restrictions after care. ...Read more

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I have a tooth abscess but I am too ill to receive treatment. How urgent is it?

I have a tooth abscess but I am too ill to receive treatment. How urgent is it?

Abscess urgency: An abscess can be a life-threatening problem if not treated. I would strongly urge you to contact your dentist at least for an evaluation soon. ...Read more

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I had root canal 4 years ago, there is no pain but my dentist tell me to have re treatment as there is small abscess and blocked area does hurt?

Seek second opinion: Without a comprehensive exam it is impossible to give a definitive response. With that said it is not outside the realm of possibility that a previously treated root canal have an asymptomatic infection associated with it. I believe if you doubt your dentist seek a second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a breast abscess?

What is the treatment for a breast abscess?

Antibiotics & drain: Treat the infection with antibiotics and perform surgical incision procedure to drain out the infection if it is large enough. ...Read more