Abscess is collections pus, due to bacterial infection. Abscess is painful and can form on any part of the body. Abscess is two types:
1.Skin Abscess: formed just below layer of skin
2.Internal Abscess: formed in any organ inside body or in spaces between organs.
Skin Abscesses are caused when bacteria enters through a minor wound, root of a hair or a blocked oil or sweat gland.
Internal Abscesses are caused due to infection with the existing condition as appendicitis.
Some of the symptoms of Abscesses:
- When pus is found in some part of body.
- Feeling pain and tenderness in affected area.
- Having fever and chills.
- Loss of appetite and weight loss.
- Diarrhoea or constipation.
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor when you have unusual sickness, tiredness and pain in abdomen.Read more »
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