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Abscesses

Abscesses are painful collections of pus that builds up under the skin, in or between an organ. Find out more about abcesses on our trusted partner pages.

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Abscess incision and drainage

An abscess is a collection of pus surrounded by a wall of tissue which happens when your body tries to control infection. You can get an abscess anywhere in your body.

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Tooth abscess

A tooth abscess develops when the root of the tooth becomes infected. Find out how to prevent a tooth abscess and when to see a dentist.

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Surgery for pilonidal sinus

Pilonidal sinus is a common problem in young adults and is best treated by surgery. It can cause an abscess or continued discharge.

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Rectal diseases

Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.

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Pilonidal disease

Pilonidal disease is a chronic skin infection that develops in the crease between the buttocks. Find out more about its symptoms and treatment options.

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Dental problems

Trusted information on problems that affect your teeth.

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Gingivitis

Good oral hygiene helps prevent problems such as bleeding gums, gingivitis and bad breath. Learn more about the signs and treatment of gingivitis.

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Dental erosion

Dental erosion occurs when part of the enamel surface of your teeth is dissolved by acids. It's caused by diet, medicines, health conditions and more.

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Dental care and teeth cleaning

Tooth brushing stops plaque build-up and prevents cavities. Find out how to brush, floss and wash your teeth and mouth to keep them healthy.

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