A 38-year-old member asked:
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what exactly is a carbuncle and how do you treat it?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Carbuncle: These are infections or abscesses in the skin. They are treated with antibiotics and drainage.
Answered on Aug 11, 2012

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