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A 38-year-old female asked:

Boil popped on own & left hole. still leaking 1.5 mos. later. pa presc. doxycyline for 10 days, didn't help. wasn't sore after popping, but is now?

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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
?sinus tract: you need to see your dr again and see if you need a surgical debridement.keep clean with soap and water wash.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
It might also help to have this cultured, so that if antibiotics are a necessary accessory to the debridement suggested by Dr. Dhingra they can be chosen based on their sensitivity to antibiotics in vitro.
Aug 21, 2014

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