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how can i treat a small perintosillar abscess at home? can i leave it to run its course?

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Not a good idea.: This type of abscess can result into a life threatening condition.Like all abscesses, incision and drainage are required for healing to take place,along with administration of appropriate antibiotics.See your doc.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017

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