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A 37-year-old female asked:

I have a five center meter abcess to the left of right hip groin area. internal. should this be drained. i have had two ultra sounds?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 31 years experience
Need more info: Are your doctors waiting for the abscess to become better defined? Is it an area difficult to drain through the skin (percutaneously)? Typically, an abscess will not resolve on its own, and antibiotics just keep it in check. It usually has to be drained to finally heal.
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