Overcoming Wounds, Lumps On The Neck That Have Broken, Never Dry Out?
Hello, I have a lump in my neck that broke from Friday 2 weeks ago, until now the pus is still coming out (the wound has increased from 1 so there are 2 sores close to it from yesterday) and the lump has not shrunk I want to ask about how long does it take and what is the danger? So far, I am taking the same TB medicine ofloxacin
Hello sister Azizahh
Complaints that are felt like a lump in the neck that has burst, it has been 2 weeks that it has not dried up and continues to drain pus. It may be caused by: Sclofuroderma is ruptured TB lymphadenitis. Abscess or formation of infection under the skin that produces pus.
Consult your situation to a pulmonary specialist and a surgeon specialist for debridement and TB treatment in accordance with your condition. Routine evaluation is needed to also consider risk factors for the difficulty of healing such as diabetes mellitus or treatment resistance.
Examinations that can be done such as biopsy and anatomical pathology, fluid examination, genexpert examination, igra examination and culture if necessary.
What can help prevent swelling from breaking out is gland surgery if you experience swelling, regular drug consumption, eating nutritious foods high in protein, low in sugar, low in fat. Get enough rest and take supplements when needed. Keep the wound clean and avoid contamination of polluted water, such as river / lake / pond / sea water. Cover with clean gauze when traveling. perform routine wound tissue cleaning with sterile liquid and sterile gauze. may be useful
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