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What should I do if I have a boil about golf ball size on the bottom left side of my butt cheek with no head and has been their for a week & hurts?

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Dr. John Munshower
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In brief: Boil/abscess

Boils/abscesses are common i the buttock area and can be painful.
They often will need to be incised and drained (i&d'd) to be treated most effectively. Antibiotics and warm compresses will help before you get it i&d'd and may even "bring it to a head." but you best advice is to let a dr. See it and get it properly treated with i&d. Best wishes.

In brief: Boil/abscess

Boils/abscesses are common i the buttock area and can be painful.
They often will need to be incised and drained (i&d'd) to be treated most effectively. Antibiotics and warm compresses will help before you get it i&d'd and may even "bring it to a head." but you best advice is to let a dr. See it and get it properly treated with i&d. Best wishes.
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