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Dallas, GA
A 33-year-old female asked:

I have a boil or abscess on my stomach that is not coming to a head just flat circle of pus. will bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cream help it come to head?

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Dr. Marc Sanders
40 years experience
No.: A boil or abscess may respond to warm comresses. If it is painful or spreading, it may need to be incised and drained by a physician. Antibiotics may also be needed.
Last updated Dec 28, 2020

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