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Pus infection post surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
User :   I have a question
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
Doctor :   age ,gender
User :   25, male
Doctor :   tell me your concern
User :   I had a surgery in my at the top of my butt when i was a baby, about 3 months old, and now there is a little hole and mucus-like liquid is coming out of it
User :   what is it?
User :   and what should i do?
Doctor :   is it a pus
Doctor :   or just mucus
User :   its more like mucus and sometimes a little blood
User :   well i guess it could be pus
User :   whats the difference
Doctor :   is it smelling, since hoew many days
User :   maybe for a month
User :   it doesn't really smell that much
Doctor :   pus is infection
Doctor :   was there any scar in that area
User :   yea i dunno it looks like a pouch

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