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How long do you stay in the hospital after draining an abscess?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Depends on the site

Of the abscess.
Generally the superficial & minor ones are treated as outpatient; but deeper/severe ones might require i/v antibiotics in the hospital, or even repeat surgeries.

In brief: Depends on the site

Of the abscess.
Generally the superficial & minor ones are treated as outpatient; but deeper/severe ones might require i/v antibiotics in the hospital, or even repeat surgeries.
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