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.
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.
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.
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.
Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.
Pilonidal disease is a chronic skin infection that develops in the crease between the buttocks. Find out more about its symptoms and treatment options.
Trusted information on problems that affect your teeth.
Tooth decay occurs when a cavity develops in your tooth. It can affect people of all ages. However, tooth decay can be prevented as well as treated.
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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