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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.