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I had a boil removed by an doctor how long is the healing process

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

In brief: Hard

Hard to tell without a clinical examination and it depends on whether it was lanced or packed with gauze or surgically removed and/or given an antibiotic, etc.
Read more about boils and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps a little.

In brief: Hard

Hard to tell without a clinical examination and it depends on whether it was lanced or packed with gauze or surgically removed and/or given an antibiotic, etc.
Read more about boils and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps a little.
Dr. James Seward
Dr. James Seward
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Dr. Roynel Carrillo
Emergency Medicine

In brief: 5-10

5-10 days if no complications arise (infection, necrosis of the edges, etc).

In brief: 5-10

5-10 days if no complications arise (infection, necrosis of the edges, etc).
Dr. Roynel Carrillo
Dr. Roynel Carrillo
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Dr. Lionel Handler
Dermatology

In brief: Depends

Depends on size and severity of infection.
Could take several days to several weeks.

In brief: Depends

Depends on size and severity of infection.
Could take several days to several weeks.
Dr. Lionel Handler
Dr. Lionel Handler
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