Abscess drainage incision

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Avatar m tn I had an abscess size of golf ball near my tailbone , I went to doctor they did the incision made a cut on corner of my abscess and drain the puss out of it , and put bandage on it after 1 week I went to follow up appointment doctor check and he said there is still some puss left inside it so he made another small cut and drain the puss out after that after 1 week went to third appointment doctor saw my abscess there was still a small lump left so he told me to remove it permanently we have to d
Avatar f tn Hi, The abscess in your breast should be lanced and drained.But if your infection keeps coming back after incision and drainage, a wide excision of the infected area may help. Has your doctor made a culture of the infecting organism? If not,then it should be done so that a proper antibiotic treatment can be focused on the offending organism. It is also possible that your infection keeps coming back because you have some other illness which could affect your immune system, such as diabetes.
Avatar f tn Topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or neomycin containing ointment are also useful. In case the symptoms persist then oral antibiotics and incision and drainage may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps.
Avatar f tn Apart from a course of antibiotics, you may need a needle aspiration or an incision and drainage to drain out the pus and then followed by a course of antibiotics. I suggest you an immediate surgeon’s evaluation. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps.
Avatar f tn I had / had a growth on my lower liabia major went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with a liabial abscess. The doctor did an incision on the abscess for drainage said very little puss came out and did not enter anything to help it drain. Now 5 days later i am still in excrutiating pain, the swelling does not seem to have decreased, and my vaginal are feels dry and irritated. How long should it take for the swelling to go down? Is the symptomsof dryness, normal?
Avatar n tn Doctor performed surgery/ incision around her rectum area to drain the abscess immediately. However, about a month later, there is an abscess build up again around her viginal area. Went back to ER, Doctor performed surgery around her vignal area this time to drain the pus. She didn't has any fever both time. Two weeks after the 2nd sugery, she flet the paint and lump or swollen around her viginal area again (she is still taking her antibiotic at the time).
Avatar f tn Please help anyone? 7 wks ago i got an abscess incision and drainage(jus next 2 anus) after being admitted to hospital it literally accured over a 3 day period with antibiotics having no effect, the insision was so small it made the packing of cavity the most painfull ordeal i have ever experienced..
Avatar n tn It would be best for you to see your dentist and have them do an incision and drainage on the area. The abscess you are describing sounds very large and you should see a dentist immediately. The swelling may continue to spread and it may go to other parts of your head and face so its best to manage it ASAP before there are more complications. The antibiotics may keep the infection in check but there is definitely an underlying problem that the antibiotics cannot fix.
Avatar m tn Presently, the various methods used are incision and drainage, excision and healing by secondary intention, excision and primary closure and excision with reconstructive flap techniques. Please discuss these options with your doctor. Hygiene, proper dressings after surgery and depilation is the only ways to prevent recurrent pilonidal sinus. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided.
Avatar m tn Sometimes breast abscesses are very difficult to deal with,but unless your breast Surgeon has more information regarding your condition than what you are describing here,a subareolar abscess is usually first treated with antibiotics and if it doesn't clear up an incision and drainage is performed.If the abscess reoccurs,the surgeon would remove the abscessed cysts including the infected ducts. Hoping that all goes well for you..
Avatar n tn I have yet to see any improvement from taking the antibiotics, so I went to the ER yesterday where they attempted to do and Incision and Drainage procedure. Some of the abscess was soft, but a large part of it in the middle was still hard... ??? With making an incision, the doctor was able to squeeze a good portion of the abscess out... but there is still a fairly large sized lump there. There has been no drainage coming from the incision since she did this.
Avatar f tn I agree, don't be terrified. It actually feels better once it gets out. I had one abscess I could feel it rupturing while I was at work, and I'm a cashier at a grocery store, so I couldn't run anywhere and hide. That one hurt but now, the pain is minimal when they open. I've been waiting for a couple weeks for one of my abscesses to open so it can drain out and heal up. I think of it as a good thing, wanting whatever is in my breast that needs to come out, please get it out.
Avatar n tn I went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with a bartholin gland abscess. Had the incision and a word catheter was inserted as well. A couple days after this I had a follow up appointment with the local womens clinic and was referred there by the doctor who performed the first i and d. I was then diagnosed with a labial abscess as well and that day had to have another surgery with incision and drainage. I also was diagnosed with mrsa staph infection.
Avatar n tn I had a breast lift w/implants 2 1/2 months ago. My incision site around the areola is red and raised. I have talked to my doctor and he thinks that I am regecting the suture. Also my vertical incision under my right breast has an area that became soft and discolored, it eventually opened. The doctor "dug" in it to try and find a suture but couldn't, he has me treating it with Silvadene cream. It is still open with a small amount of drainage that is odorless.
Avatar m tn I think I am extremely naive. I went to the hospital the other day and they did the incision and drainage procedure for the preauricular sinus abscess and took out approx 1.5 mm of liquid. Made 3 incisions in total but there is a still a firm lump there. I have been prescribed with antibiotics for eight days taking 2 tablet twice per day. I don't care if it keep recurring but does it seem like I would likely need an excision to get it removed. Will antibiotics be enough to eliminate the lump?
Avatar f tn I had an incision and draining procedure performed 8 months ago for a perirectal abscess. I still have a slight pocket in this area that catches stool each time I go to the restroom. Is this normal? This area is always red and sore I am guessing since I am trying my best to clean the area each time I have a bowel movement. I have been using flushable wipes to help clean.
Avatar n tn A few days ago, I went into the ER for incision and drainage of a perirectal abscess. It was packed with iodine gauze and I was sent on my way with antibiotics and pain meds. I was instructed to follow up with the referred surgeon the next day, who would take over the care of the packing and surgery I will eventually need. However, the surgeon can't see me for another 2 weeks. I still have the original packing, now 3 days old, and am not sure what to do.
Avatar f tn Bacterial skin infections can be spread by shared cosmetics or washcloths, close human contact, or by contact with pus from a boil or carbuncle. Treatment includes antibiotics and incision and drainage and do not touch or pick them up. Also apply warm compresses on the lump. If however the symptoms persist then get lymphadenopathy ruled out from your doctor.
1657910 tn?1302375661 I just had an abscess open and it is draining red blood primarily. Is this normal? Should I put a call into my breast surgeon to be on the safe side? My regular abscesses are the regular pus with blood mixed in at times, but never just blood. Can anyone help?
Avatar n tn In the acute form antibiotics are administered and eventually incision and drainage of the abscess are performed. In the chronical form excision of the diseased milksinus and fibrotic tissue with the nipple is mandatory. We do not hesitate to excise the majority of the milksinuses.
Avatar f tn Depending on the size and severity of the abcess, they may or may not need to drain it. Incision and drainage is only used for really severe infections, otherwise antibiotics are enough to remove the swelling. If you are still swollen, most likely the dentist will not do the root canal that day. We usually like to wait until the antibiotics clear most of the infection first. A root canal is a rather simple procedure, especially on front teeth.
1548207 tn?1303457780 She asked me to clean ot with Betadine (antiseptic solution) which I kept handy ever since this abscess series. And then do the gauze dressing just like you did. Basically you just have to try and keep it infection free untill you see your doctor. I went to see her the next day and she cleaned everything out by expressing it (I still remember the pain while she was pressing I almost drove out some of her patients waiting outside bcoz of my oooo aaaaaass and ouch :)).
Avatar n tn An abscess was drained from the scrotum and open drainage was done to decompress the area. Closing tthe incision site may prevent total drainage of the abscess and may also cause the abscess to recur and result to compression of nearby structures. I suggest you discuss this with your surgeon. I do not think they will be stitching this together. Wound healing may take a while. Do you still take your antibiotics? Wound healing may be disrupted in the persistence of an infection.
Avatar f tn I had an abscess removed a few years ago through surgery/drainage. It has left 2 slight scars that seem to keep getting irritated by my underwear/clothes rubbing against them, and one of them gets irritated during sex (which worried my boyfriend). When they get irritated they bleed a little bit but there's no pain and it heals again, but my question is, what can I do to prevent the scars from getting irritated by my underwear/sex?
Avatar f tn Next I went to a breast surgeon and she performed incision and drainage and another ten days of keflex. The abscess still would not heal so I had surgery a few days ago in which the surgeon removed the abscess and I thnk some of the infected ducts. My question is what is the likely hood that this will reoccur again, and im not sure if she removed all of my ducts or just the ones in the affected area.
Avatar n tn or maybe it's scar tissue from the original incision (I delayed having it looked at originally as we were on vacation and it was literally the size of a golf ball at the time of the incision and drainage. I have a call into my doctor and awaiting her response.
1649337 tn?1301463151 This was done about 2.5 hours ago. I thought the drainage would make the swelling go down instantaneously. Anyway the prescribed me a stronger antibiotic and painkillers, but I just wanted to make sure because I've been in serious cheek pain for like 4 days. What gives?
Avatar n tn If it is bacterial infection then you would need a course of antibiotics or incision and drainage (in severe cases). It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Avatar n tn If theres a fistula (lil gum boil), sometimes warm salt water will help pull the pus out of the abscess. Otherwise, your dentist can perform an incision and drainage but I wouldn't recommend that route at all. The root canal was done and everything should be fine now. Good luck with hygiene school! Maybe I'll see you at some ADA functions. Best wishes.