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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Pus.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
Review the causes of these more specific types of Pus:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Pus, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Pus or relevant symptoms:
Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Pus. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pus may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Pus:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Pus. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Pus mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pus. Of the 54 causes of Pus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Pus' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Pus or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pus based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pus, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Pus:
Medical Conditions associated with Pus:
Symptoms related to Pus:
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