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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warm soaks/baths: with epsom salts could help, but will likely need an effective incision and drainage by your doctor.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
36 years experience Infectious Disease
One antibiotic is ok: Enterobacter Species of gram negative rods are usually resistant to most penicillins , sensitive to Cipro and sometimes to Bactrim. Many have an induc ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: This time see if they can take a skin or wound culture to determine what best to treat your infection with. Or if the cyst needs to be surgically dra ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
11 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Continue: What med express saw warranted antibiotics so I would continue the course as prescribed. Use warm compresses to ensure the fluid continues to drain an ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possibly: However if it is going to work you actually must have a confirmed diagnosis of acute diverticulitis, not chronic diverticulosis. You would need 14 da ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: I would not suggest you to do anything but you want to go back to your doctor to make sure there is no recurring abscess.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Inflammation: A ruptured sebaceous cyst will induce inflammation and it would not be affected by antibiotics. If the cyst did rupture as you state, it would be best ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Abdominal Bloating: 36 year old gentleman with a past medical history significant for GERD and cyst treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) while on anti ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You should follow your doctor instruction as instructed to avoid problems.If you do not want to take the antibiotics, make sure to call the office and ... Read More

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