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What is the treatment for liver abscess?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: It depend on the
Abcess and were is located, some time we use surgery some we treat with antbiotics.

In brief: It depend on the
Abcess and were is located, some time we use surgery some we treat with antbiotics.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Drainage
Unless quite small, liver abscesses are usually drained in one of several ways: 1) a need aspiration of the fluid which is sent for culture and the patient is treatment with the appropriate abx to cover the bacteria, 2) catheter drainage where a drainage tube is left in place to help drain a larger collection over time, and 3) surgery when the other two have failed or there is worry of cancer.

In brief: Drainage
Unless quite small, liver abscesses are usually drained in one of several ways: 1) a need aspiration of the fluid which is sent for culture and the patient is treatment with the appropriate abx to cover the bacteria, 2) catheter drainage where a drainage tube is left in place to help drain a larger collection over time, and 3) surgery when the other two have failed or there is worry of cancer.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
Dr. Mary Maluccio
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