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An abscess (Latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus that has built up within the tissue of the body. Signs and symptoms of abscesses include redness, pain, ...

Abscess: Causes, Symptoms, Tests, and Treatment - WebMD


Oct 12, 2015 ... Learn more from WebMD about different types of abscesses, including their symptoms and treatment.

Tooth Abscess and Gum Abscess | Details From the Oral Care Center


Learn about the various forms of abscess including tooth abscess and gum abscess as well as how you can work to prevent them.

Abscess: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Abscesses occur when an area of tissue becomes infected and the body's immune system tries to fight it. White blood cells move through the walls of the blood ...

Abscess - NHS Choices


Read about skin abscesses and internal abscesses. An abscess is a painful collection of pus, usually caused by a bacterial infection.

Cutaneous Abscess - Dermatologic Disorders - Merck Manuals ...


A cutaneous abscess is a localized collection of pus in the skin and may occur on any skin surface. Symptoms and signs are pain and a tender and firm or ...

Dental Abscess: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments - Medical News ...


Apr 1, 2016 ... A dental abscess, or tooth abscess, is an accumulation of pus that forms inside the teeth or gums. Learn about the causes, diagnosis, symptoms ...

Abscess | DermNet New Zealand


Abscess. Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand.

Overview - Tooth abscess - Mayo Clinic


Feb 16, 2016 ... A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different regions of the tooth for different ...

Spinal Epidural Abscess: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


Jun 14, 2016 ... A spinal epidural abscess threatens the spinal cord or cauda equina by compression and also by vascular compromise (see images below).

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Skin Abscess Home Remedies and Treatment - eMedicineHealth


Jul 15, 2016 ... Treatment of a skin abscess involves drainage and antibiotics if there is a surrounding infection. Get information about abscess symptoms, ...

Abscess - what are the causes and symptoms? Boils; abcess | Patient


An abscess can develop in various parts of the body such as in the mouth and more specifically the tooth or gum. An operation may be needed to drain the pus.

Skin Abscess: Symptoms, Causes & Diagnosis - Healthline


Oct 21, 2015 ... A skin abscess, also called a boil, is a bump that appears within or below the skin's surface. Skin abscesses can also appear in areas of hair ...