A 47-year-old member asked:
What can i use to drain a carbuncle?
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Carbuncle: You should go see your doctor to have him/ her do it using sterile technique and pack it so it can drain properly. You also would benifit from antibiotics.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
What is a carbuncle?
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Pathology 45 years experience
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Last updated Dec 18, 2012
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