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Paronychia. Will it be fine without antibiotics if the pus came out?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

As long as source control is achieved (i, e, drainage) and the reason for the infection has been addressed (ingrown nail, others), then your immune system can handle the rest of the infection.
Just keep the area absolutely clean and wash your hands.

In brief: Yes

As long as source control is achieved (i, e, drainage) and the reason for the infection has been addressed (ingrown nail, others), then your immune system can handle the rest of the infection.
Just keep the area absolutely clean and wash your hands.
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