Abscess with cellulitis

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Avatar n tn It felt like he was poking the abscess with the sharp sissor and then dragging it around the inside edges of the wound. Another very painful and tramatic experience! He wanted me to come back to the hospital the very next day because I also had an infection inside called cellulitis which is "a very serious condition" and must be watched carefully. Usually the packing remains inside the abscess for two days and then removed.
Avatar m tn Afternoon. I have had cellulitis in my nose for over a month.... took Bactrim, Clindamycin, and another 5 days of Bactrim.. which didn't help in the first place... but... i have this swollen membrane (i guess) from the tip of my nose about 1/2 inch back... it always feels like it is going to swell up again.... with no insurance another 125.00 is not what I want to pay since it seems like none of that helped anyway... anybody have any thoughts on this one???
Avatar m tn I start out with a abscess that was opened with a needle (doctor thought it was a boil but it wasn't) it spread through my bloodstream and turned into MRSA. It's contagious if he had a opened wound and you came in contact with his blood or other bodily fluids. If you are concerned you can have a lab test ran to have your doctor run a swab test of your nose, groin and armpits. I got mine just from going to the hospital for surgery.
Avatar f tn I went to the emergency room this morning because I looked in the mirror during the night almost the whole left side of my face had ballooned. The doc diagnosed me with cellulitis and told me to see a dentist. Duh! But he was hazy on the details. I don't think I'll be able to open my for a few days. How urgent is urgent do these circumstances seem?
Avatar n tn with antibiotic ointment. Bactroban is great antibacterial ointment.
Avatar m tn I had surgery on a perirectal abscess about 7 weeks ago. For the past 5 days I have been running a low grade fever 99-100.4 on average and experiencing random rectal pain in the same area. I had some bleeding from the site then the fever began the next day. I thought the area was completely healed as I have had been released by my Doctor after 3 weeks. Is it possible for it to reoccur?
1737159 tn?1316676235 If there is already an abscess, I, personally, would go ahead with the surgery. You only get one set of eyes in this life and I feel the risk of the infection causing permanent loss of sight (or other troubles with the eye) are a much greater concern than the possibility of your son having a scar from the surgery. You also don't want to run the risk of the infection from the eye becoming systemic (going throughout your son's entire body) - that would be a BAD situation.
Avatar n tn I am 24 and have suffered with lumps and abscess' for the last 10 years. The first time I ever got one I thought it was something dirty (yet I was a virgin) and was ashamed to tell my mam, However I left it too late and ended up with 2 cratrs on boths sides of my labia. When I did go to the dr's I was given anti biotics and told it was either a blocked duct or hair folicle.
Avatar m tn I have had a smallish (maybe 2 cm in diameter) skin abscess or infected cyst on my back next to my cervical spine for the last 2 weeks which doesn't seem to be getting bigger or coming to a head (I tried squeezing it thinking it was a pimple at first.) When I touch it, it feels soft/puffy as though there's some fluid under it (same as a gum boil) and it's no longer hot/painful, just itchy sometimes.
Avatar f tn I started as a Medical Assistant, finished RN school then worked ER. I ran everyday..super active person with two kids a husband....the life. I had shingles on my face in 2007. I had ANOTHER shingles outbreak this year in January. My IFUSE SI bone and pelvic surgery was 3-12-2014. I have had chronic severe pain from the neck surgery, inflammatory arthritis and am STILL experiencing severe tailbone and SI pain despite the surgery that promised I would be pain free. UGh!
Avatar n tn mass effect such as brain tumor, infarction with edema, contusions, subdural or epidural hematoma, or abscess all tend to deform the adjacent brain. generalized brain swelling can occur in ischemic-anoxia states, acute liver failure, hypertensive encephalopathy, pseudotumor cerebri, hypercarbia, and Reye hepatocerebral syndrome. These conditions tend to decrease the cerebral perfusion pressure but with minimal tissue shifts.
Avatar f tn Well I had 2 hernias repaired, umbilical & femoral both on the same day, 2/3 days after I was walking around feeling much better, day 5 I noticed the hard lump round my frmoral repair was getting bigger but thought its no where to swell like my belly so brushed it aside. Day 7 pain getting worse how could this b, the cut looks clean no redness just a swollen lump underneath I was struggling to sit up & walk something not right.
Avatar n tn He told me I had cellulitis. After a couple of days, the infection spread to my upper gum area which turned bright red, formed pus balls and eventually popped. I bled from my gum for about an hour after all the pus came out. I continued on the Cipro for 10 days and the who thing went away. The following month (exactly 30 days later) the same thing happened. I went to my dentist this time too who took an x-ray and assured me of no tooth root problems.
Avatar m tn Hi, It sounds like an abscess/boil formation, or cellulitis. Cellulitis is an infection and it's characterized by redness, swelling, warmth, and pain or tenderness. You should see a dermatologist who will treat it by draining it and most probably followed by a course of antibiotics. Even though I don't believe that this has anything to do with breast cancer,however I urge you to consult a doctor soon and get it treated to prevent further complications.
Avatar n tn Hello, Without examination it is very difficult to confirm a diagnosis,but it sounds like abscess formation or cellulitis. An abscess is a tender, easily pressed mass generally surrounded by a colored area from pink to deep red. The middle of an abscess is full of pus and debris. Cellulitis is an infection of the deep subcutaneous tissue of the skin.It is characterized by redness, swelling, warmth, and pain or tenderness. Diagnosis is confirmed by clinical examination and blood cultures.
Avatar f tn Directly betweenthe old sore anthmy lips. Showed overnight just like the cellulitis. I wokeup with a swollen face. Abscess with .5 inch radius. Now Today thewswelling is between my nose and eye, a little above the eye, and theentire bottom right side of my face. Abscess spreads to below my cheek, totjust above my nostrils. It's killing me pain wise and yet when I try to smile there's a numb type feeling. I can't tell if its numb or just the skin stretched too tightly.
1077991 tn?1255906479 It even hurts very much to blow my nose. Is there somthing else that I should use to help it heal or contiue with the others I metioned earlyer. I would very much thank you if you could help me with any answers. Thank you Bill.
Avatar n tn If its growing that fast, it may not be bone but an abscess or cellulitis in which there's an infection and its spreading into the gum/cheek area and is so swollen it feels hard. Best to get it checked as soon as possible.
916383 tn?1286388097 Hello, From the symptoms it looks like an abscess or cellulitis. An abscess generally starts as a reddened, tender area. Over time, the area becomes firm and hard. Eventually, the center of the abscess softens and becomes filled with pus. Apply hot compresses on the bumpYou need to consult a doctor for its drainage or for prescription of antibiotics. Till then apply calamine lotion and some topical antibiotic like Neosporin on the rash .
Avatar n tn On the second day i went to ER and they thought i had facial cellulitis and put me on CEPHALEXIN for 7 days. After 5 days i followed up with a local doctor and he changed my antibiotics to pencillin VK 500 mg. Today is day 6 and my swelling is not gone down. The swelling is minimal and it appears only when i smile. I have no pain ( ear, thooth, nose ), no fever, no headache. I occasionally had a small tingling sensation in my upper right thooth.
Avatar n tn If your taking both Clindamycin and Clindamycin could it have an affect such as open sores?
Avatar f tn 2 days ago, I had a dental abscess in the upper right side of my mouth, between the tooth and the gum, and it was slowly draining from a hole in my gum... So, I decided to try and squeeze some of the infection out myself and as I was in the process of doing so, the abscess busted and drained internally (into my cheek). My face started swelling immediately and in about 15 seconds, it had tripled in size!
Avatar f tn Hello, For such symptoms an abscess or cellulitis should be ruled out. Cellulitis is an acute infection of skin and soft tissues characterized by localized pain, swelling, tenderness, erythema, and warmth.It usually follows a break in the skin, such as a fissure, cut, laceration, insect bite, or puncture wound. You need injectible and oral antibiotics for which I suggest you to consult a dermatologist.
1373228 tn?1278560848 Trauma, raised blood sugar levels and varicose veins ( clear in your case) are some of the precipitating factors for cellulitis. Treatment of cellulitis is antibiotics, oral as well as injectables antibiotics. I suggest you to get it evaluated from a dermatologist. 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.
Avatar f tn Typically cellulitis resolves with antibiotic therapy orally and unless her symptoms worsen with decreased vision or systemic issues (fever, weakness, mental status change), intravenous antibiotics and inpatient management would be the next step. Surgical management would be indicated if an abscess was noted on CT/MRI or if there is threat to the health of the eyeball with optic nerve compression. I would give the antibiotics some time to work before considering anything more aggressive.
Avatar m tn Staph infections are contagious and can be transmitted with direct contact with an infected sore or wound, or with personal-care items such as razors, bandages, etc. Staph infections can range from minor skin problems to life-threatening infection such as in the heart valve lining Symptoms may present with skin symptoms such as abscess, boil, furuncle or cellulitis and needs to be managed with antibiotics. Take care and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn arthritis, trauma, sprains or strains, muscle cramps). It can also signify an ongoing infection or inflammation (cellulitis or abscess in the area).
Avatar n tn If you tried to pop it and it didn't pop, but got larger instead, your doctor can numb you up and cut the abscess open. If it's not an abscess, oral antibiotics can cure a cellulitis.
Avatar m tn This is either sunburn, or infection of skin (called cellulitis) or an abscess or boil due to hair follicle infection. Treatment will depend on the diagnosis. You can take anti-inflammatory drugs to bring down inflammation. Whether cold or warm compress will help, depends on whether it is sun burn or infection. Do discuss this with your doctor and get yourself examined. Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
Avatar m tn Boils can be caused due to plugged sweat glands that become infected, ingrown hair. These boils can lead to cellulitis and abscess. Do not pop it or scratch it as this can lead to spread of infection. It is best to get it seen by a doctor. You will need anti-inflammatory medications and antibiotics. Do keep us posted. Take care and regards!