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I have a boil on my breast

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: If the area of redness and swelling is getting bigger, you need to be evaluated. Sometimes antibiotics or incision and drainage is needed. Best wi... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Boil: If the boil does not resolve, you need to see your doctor for oral antibiotics.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Get examined: Hopefully, you did not pop this by squeezing it; however, the hole you describe is an abscess cavity and must be examined and possibly treated with an... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Talk to surgeon: You need to be checked by the doc that did the drainage. It likely will resolve - after it is emptied, it takes time for the inflammation to easy off.... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Must be drained: Go directly to your local clinic and have the abscess opened and drained.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Folliculitis…: Is possible. If these are recurrent is possibly caused by staph bacteria and increasingly more common a specific type of staph bacteria called MRSA (m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Boils: I suspect MRSA. Please see your doctor and get appropriate treatment.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
See your doc: Please see your doc; while small boils can sometimes drain on their own, many needed to be drained in the clinic. Also you might need antibiotics to ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Could be: This could be a cyst or tumor. Please see surgeon for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Normal: It is not uncommon for young women to have their breasts develop unevenly during puberty. You may not have noticed it until you had furuncle under ni... Read More
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