A 18-year-old female asked:
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i have a boil or something in my groin area, it goes down and then gets big again comes back every month or so. i drained it, now my leg aches! help!

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Cyst vs abscess: Re-occurance of these types of skin problems usually means it should be incised and drained. There may be a chronic underlying issue like a sinus tract. IK would suggest not draining on your own..infection can set in and in this area can be severe.
Answered on Jan 21, 2015

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