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A 33-year-old female asked:

Clitoris abcess.it broke once but it is here again.only normal bacteria.no infection nor mrsa.been told to wait a month.if not, they'll break it.help!?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See below.: Generally abcesses in this area > 2 cm are treated with incision and drainage. If < 2 cm could consider antibiotics if not progressing but often moist heat works just fine within a week. If not then incision. Could seek second opinion. There may be a good reason your doc is avoiding drainage.
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