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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Abscess

If it is an actual abscess it should be surgically drained.
However, moist heat may help to localize it in the meantime.

In brief: Abscess

If it is an actual abscess it should be surgically drained.
However, moist heat may help to localize it in the meantime.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology

In brief: Warm compresses

Take a hand towel and soak it in warm water and leave it on the abscess for 5-10 minutes at a time.
This will help bring it to a head.

In brief: Warm compresses

Take a hand towel and soak it in warm water and leave it on the abscess for 5-10 minutes at a time.
This will help bring it to a head.
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
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