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A 32-year-old female asked:

10 years i got a boil under my arm and the nurse put a patch to drain the pus. and i was left with a bump/ball. how do i get rid of it?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Surgery Likely: If this happened about 10 years ago it likely is a cyst or scar tissue left if you are having no problems with it.Likely depending on the size and location this can be done outpatient or maybe in the surgeons office.

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Last updated Jan 28, 2019

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