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An abscess is a pocket of pus that forms around an infection. Pus is a fluid made up of germs (bacteria), white blood cells, and other matter. Draining pus from an infected area or organ inside the body may be needed. This helps heal the infection.
Detailed information on special considerations for teenagers with diabetes
If your healthcare provider thinks you might have adrenal cancer, you will need certain exams and tests to be sure. Here's what you can expect.
After bypass surgery, it's important to get back into the swing, but take it slow.
Dust mites are microscopic organisms that can live and thrive throughout homes and businesses.
Often it’s hard to know which medical treatment choices you might face. Would you rather let someone you trust decide for you? A durable power of attorney for health care lets you name an agent to carry out your wishes. This happens only if you can’t express your wishes yourself.
As food moves along the digestive tract, it is digested—changed into substances that can be absorbed into the bloodstream. Food that cannot be digested is turned into stool, which is waste material that is passed out of the body.
The digestive system breaks food down into basic nutrients that can be used by the body. As food moves through the digestive tract, it’s broken down into parts and absorbed into the bloodstream.
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