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Abscess

General Surgery and Surgical Practice Alstertal Germany Hamburg Poppenbuettel – Tel: +49 40 602 30 06

Info

A bacterial infection which builds a cavity in or under the skin, filled with Pus. Local Area is painful, swollen and prominent. Caused by various reasons: infected hair gland, bacterial contamination by injection or skin scratches, moskito bites…

Therapy

In early stage it can be (sometimes)cured by local cooling and antibiotic medication.  A safe and sustainable therapy is opening in local anaesthesia.  Procrastination can cause penetration of bacteria into the bloodstream.

Operative procedure

Opening, if possible excision and suture.

Whats next

Immediate improvement of symptoms, occasionally open wound treatment for several days necessary.

 

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  • Dr. med. Stefan Peters
    Handsurgeon
    Trauma Surgery
    General Surgeon

    Dr. med. Stephan Berg
    Orthopedics
    General Surgeon
    Trauma Surgery

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