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Types of pus

Abrasion
Abrasion

An abrasion is a scrape on your skin. It happens when your skin rubs against a rough surface. Some examples of an abrasion include rug burn, a skinned elbow, or road rash.

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Breast Cyst
Breast Cyst

One type of breast infection that can occur in nonlactating women is a subareolar breast abscess. Subareolar breast abscesses are infected lumps that occur just under the areola, the colored skin around the nipple. An abscess is a swollen area in the body that is filled with pus. Pus is liquid filled with dead white blood cells.

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Burn
Burn

Often, the burn will release chemicals that bind with the topical antibiotics and create something that looks like pus (what we call a pseudoeschar). He should wean an ACE or elastic bandage over the wound even when the wound heals.

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Epidermoid (Sebaceous) Cyst
Epidermoid (Sebaceous) Cyst

People often get painless little bumps under their skin, called cysts. Cysts can develop on most parts of the body. Some are found in hair follicles. They can develop for many reasons -- and sometimes for no obvious reason. They are more common in men than in women. Skin cysts don’t need treatment most of the time.

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Ganglion or Synovial Cyst
Ganglion or Synovial Cyst

A ganglion cyst is a benign fluid filled sac, most commonly presenting as a compressible soft tissue mass on the back of the wrist. They may be associated with previous trauma (e.g. Wrist sprain) which may have created a small tear within the ligaments and capsule of the wrist.

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Incision
Incision

Pus is a protein-rich fluid called liquor puris that is filled with dead, white blood cells that the body has sent to fight infection. Pus is a natural result of the body fighting infection and can be yellow, green, or brown. Sometimes, it has a foul odor. Pus that appears after surgery may be the sign of an infection.

Laceration
Laceration

What is a wound infection? A wound infection occurs when bacteria enters a break in the skin. The infection may involve just the skin, or affect deeper tissues or organs close to the wound. What increases my risk for a wound infection? Anything that decreases your body's ability to heal wounds may put you at risk for a wound infection.

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Puncture
Puncture

A puncture wound from a cause such as stepping on a nail can become infected because the object that caused the wound may carry bacteria or spores Clostridium spp that cause tetanus into the skin and tissue.

Ulceration
Ulceration

Ulcers may also appear on the cheeks, soft palate, the tongue, and on the inside of the lower lip. These ulcers usually last from 7 to 14 days and can be painful. Discharges. Different types of discharges from ulcer are: Serous, usually seen in healing ulcer; Purulent, seen in infected ulcer.

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