Hello and welcome.
Thanks for your query.
This is an abscess
, and doctor's always first try to treat it with the help of antibiotics (augmentin
) being the most common one.
But, you should understand that if antibiotics do not do the job then the best treatment is always 'incision and drainage' (I and D).
If done by an expert this will surely do the job, and prevent any recurrences as well.
This is a small out-patient procedure, not even requiring admission and shouldn't take more than 15-20 minutes. You will be required to return to the doctor for a few days every day to change your dressing, he will also prescribe a mild pain killer and a course of antibiotics.
Discuss the possibility with your doctor, as this could now be the best option.
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