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how long do you stay in the hospital after draining an abscess

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the site: Of the abscess. Generally the superficial & minor ones are treated as outpatient; but deeper/severe ones might require i/v antibiotics in the hospital ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Abscess: An abscess is a collection of bacteria, an infection. If a Dental Abscess see your Dentist ASAP. If a medical abscess see your Physician ASAP. Infe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Boils: You will likely be given local anesthetic for comfort and treated as an out patient. Please discuss this fear w/your doctor. Peace and good health.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can recheck: If one has a skin cyst or abscess, and it is opened up and drained, it should heal from the bottom up. That means a hole while healing is a good thing ... Read More

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