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Skin Abscess

Skin Abscess

A skin abscess is a buildup of pus in or on the skin. Causes Skin abscesses are common and affect people of all ages. They occur when an infection causes pus to collect in the skin. Skin abscesses may occur after developing: A bacterial infection (often staphylococcus) A minor wound or injury Boils Folliculitis (infection in […]

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What is an Abscess? An abscess is a collection of pus in any part of the body. In most cases, the area around an abscess is swollen and inflamed. What are the causes of an abscess? Abscesses occur when an area of tissue becomes infected and the body’s immune system tries to fight it. White

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