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abscess

[ab-ses] a collection of pus in tissues, organs, or other parts of the body.

Mastitis

... In some cases, a breast abscess (a collection of pus) may form. Abscesses
are treated by draining the pus, either by surgery or by using a needle ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/womenshealth/non-cancerousbreastconditions/non-cancerous-breast-conditions-mastitis-or-infection

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

... to treat more than a dozen health problems such as decompression sickness,
carbon monoxide poisoning, gangrene, brain abscess, and injuries in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/manualhealingandphysicaltouch/hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

... to treat more than a dozen health problems such as decompression sickness,
carbon monoxide poisoning, gangrene, brain abscess, and injuries in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy?sitearea=eto

Cancer Glossary

... and chemicals. abscess Search [ab-ses]. a collection of pus in tissues,
organs, or other parts of the body. actinic keratosis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=a

Benign breast conditions: Not all lumps are cancer

... The breast may become red, warm, or painful. Abscesses (pus-filled pockets)
can form, and they may need to be drained with a needle. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/forwomenfacingabreastbiopsy/breast-biopsy-benign-breast-conditions

Wild Yam

... instability. Proponents claim the Chinese yam can be used externally
to speed the healing of boils and abscesses. Herbalists ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/wild-yam

Aveloz

... In various parts of the world, the plant is also used to treat leprosy, earache,
abscesses, toothaches, asthma, colic, cough, rheumatism, and fractures ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/aveloz

Pokeweed

... They also say that the herb is an effective treatment for fungal infections, joint
inflammation, hemorrhoids, breast abscesses, ulcers, and bad breath. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/pokeweed

Strychnos Nux-vomica

... vomica is used in Chinese herbal medicine to unblock channels and
obstructions, reduce swelling, alleviate pain, and to treat abscesses and yin ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/strychnos-nux-vomica

Strychnos Nux-vomica

... vomica is used in Chinese herbal medicine to unblock channels and
obstructions, reduce swelling, alleviate pain, and to treat abscesses and yin ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002514-pdf.pdf