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Abscess / boil near my armpit -- how can I treat it?
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In brief: Professional drain
Abscesses only have one treatment- drainage.
The localized collection of fluid won't get penetrated by antibiotics. Go see a doctor that does minor in-office procedures to get it drained.

In brief: Professional drain
Abscesses only have one treatment- drainage.
The localized collection of fluid won't get penetrated by antibiotics. Go see a doctor that does minor in-office procedures to get it drained.
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