A 44-year-old member asked:
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should i get my ingrown hair drained?

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
If it is oozing: If you have an abscess get the hair pulled and drain the pus. Your doctor will perform an incision and drainage (i and d) if need be. You may be infected and drainage with antibiotics. See your doctor.
Answered on Jan 19, 2017

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Varies: It depends on the location, the size, and your skin type. Usually around one week though.
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Few days: If it does not drain after a few days i would see a dermatologist for an oral antibiotic.

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