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Pustules: Introduction

Pustules: Small elevated pus containing lesion of the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 52 causes of Pustules, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pustules:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pustules. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Pustules: Symptom Checker

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Pustules: Animations

Pustules: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pustules

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Pustules: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Pustules listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Pustules as a symptom include:

Definitions of Pustules:

An infection of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue that consists of a cluster of boils. Commonly, the causative agent is STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. Carbuncles produce fever, leukocytosis, extreme pain, and prostration.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Pustules

The list below shows some of the causes of Pustules mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pustules?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pustules. Of the 52 causes of Pustules that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 45 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pustules:

The following list of conditions have 'Pustules' 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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Causes of Pustules Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pustules based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Pustules:

    Cutaneous abscess, Boil, Carbuncle, Furuncle, Furunculosis, Pustular rash
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Pustules:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pustules:

    Pimples (25 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin bumps (179 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Lump (342 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pustules:

    Skin rash (461 causes), Skin blisters (426 causes), Skin spots (29 causes), Skin ulcers, Folliculitis, Candidiasis, Acne rosacea, Acne vulgaris, Tinea (13 causes), Gonococcemia, Vesicles, Scabies, Keratosis pilaris, Staphylococcal infection

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