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A 39-year-old female asked:

I had a really huge boil on my butt cheek, it popped two days ago and is still swollen and continues to drain. how long will it drain for.

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Dr. Christopher Abel
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See your doctor: Sounds like the infection may be deeper than you were able to drain. Your doctor may need to attempt to drain more fluid and/or put you on antibiotics.

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Last updated Oct 24, 2016

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