Wound infection

What is Wound infection?

Bacteria or other microbes enter a wound and start to grow. They can cause damage to the tissue of the wound. Pus may accumulate as the body tries to control the bacterial growth. This is called a wound infection.

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Hello, I am a 63 yr old woman. A month ago I had a bowel resection for a vaginal fistula which was a complication of diverticulitis. The surgery...

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Thanks for posting your query.

Infections are common after bowel resection surgery.

As per your history, you have finished antibiotic course...

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surgical belly button wound infection and crp of 18
I have had a problem with a surgical belly...

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It is unfortunate that you are having persistent wound infection for such a long time. But I don't really know why you are thinking about...

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I was taking vicodin for pain relief while fighting a wound infection. I accidently took 5 pills in a 3 hour period. Then I went off of it...

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It seems from the history that you are prescribed with vicodin tablets for pain relief. Vicodin is a analgesic drug and it used for pain...

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