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What Are Boils (Skin Abscesses)?
A boil is a skin abscess, a collection of pus localized deep in the skin. There are several different types of boils. Among them are the following: furuncle or carbuncle, cystic acne, hidradenitis suppurativa, and pilonidal cyst.
What Causes an Abscess in Your Throat (Peritonsillar Abscess)?
An abscess in your throat is a collection (or pocket) of pus in the space (peritonsillar space) that lies between each tonsil and wall of the throat. Medically, it is known as peritonsillar abscess or quinsy.
How Can You Tell the Difference Between a Furuncle and an Abscess?
What is the difference between a furuncle and an abscess? Learn what causes furuncles and abscesses, how to recognize them, and how they are treated.
How do you drain a Peritonsillar abscess?
Drainage of a peritonsillar abscess is a minor surgical procedure for treating a peritonsillar abscess (also known as quinsy). It is usually performed as an outpatient procedure, but you may be asked to get hospitalized if you have any other medical illness.