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When you need to take Antibiotic Augmentin for Dental Abscesses by lainak Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 12:28pm Dental abscesses occur when a small area of tissue becomes infected and the body is able to "wall off" the infection and keep it from spreading. White blood cells, the body's defense against some types of infection, migrate through the walls of the blood vessels in the area of the infection and collect within the damaged tissue. During this proce ... Read on »
How Are Boils Formed And The Differnt Forms by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:17pm What are boils Boils are red, swollen tender bump or bumps that are under the skin. They can also be considered an overgrown pimple because this is what it resembles. Boils are usually caused by infected hair follicles. The bacteria from the infection cause an abscess or a pocket of puss, which can become enlarged and very painful . ... Read on »
Anorectal abscess by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm What is Anorectal Abscess? An anorectal abscess is a collection of pus in the anal or rectal region. What are the causes of anorectal abscess? Infection of an anal fissure, sexually transmitted infections, and blocked anal glands are common causes of anorectal abscesses. Deep rectal abscesses may be caused by certain intestinal disorde ... Read on »
Cat bite abscesses: What YOU need to know by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:57am 1 Comment CAUTION! This post contains nasty photographs and discusses pus in detail. I confess. I love feline abscesses. Ever since I was a little girl working in a veterinary hospital setting (apparently before child labor laws were strictly enforced), I’ve adored a good cat bite abscess. Though these usually superficial wounds may seem frustra ... Read on »
Breast Abscesses Linked to Smoking, Nipple Piercings by Medline Plus Posted Fri 06 Aug 2010 1:00pm Other major risk factors include obesity and diabetes, study shows By Robert Preidt Friday, August 6, 2010 FRIDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking greatly increases the risk of breast abscesses, painful inflammatory lesions that are difficult to treat and tend to recur at rates as high as 40 ... Read on »
Anorectal Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Anal Abscesses/Fistulae Hemorrhoids Anal Cancers In conjunction with the Women's Center for Pelvic Disorders, the physicians in this group evaluate and treat patients with pelvic floor disorders, constipation and fecal incontinence. Patients have acc ... Read on »
Young man dies from tongue piercing by Dr. Ivor K. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:16pm Haaretz Newspaper from Israel brings a story of an 18-year-old Israel Defense Forces soldier who died this Sunday from an infection he received from a tongue piercing. The soldier had been hospitalized in serious condition for over a month in Rambam Hospital in Haifa after he developed 14 abscesses in his brain from bacteria that spread from ... Read on »
Succumbing to Western Medicine: Peritonsillar Abscess by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 12:00am I am an avid, natural healer; however, there are times in my life when I have been humbled, in dire need of, and thankful for western medicine. This past week has been one of those times, as a week long annoying sore throat turned into an abscess on my tonsil causing excruciating pain, inability to swallow, and began to constrict my airway. ... Read on »
Diagnosing Root Fractures by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 11 Aug 2008 9:17pm Diagnosis of a vertical root fracture is very difficult. It sometimes frustrates me to see how quickly some people diagnose a root fracture. I tell my patients that I like to rule everything else out before I make that assumption. I say assumption, because unless you can visualize the root fracture, you are making an assumption. There are s ... Read on »
CAT ABSCESSES...THE PAIN, THE PUS, AND THE PROGNOSIS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 7:53pm Helpful Buckeye has discussed the topic of pet poisonings in several issues of Questions On Dogs and Cats, as well as the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Our readers can review these discussions at: ... Read on »