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Do I need to cover a drained cyst ?

I j;ust had a cystr drained and lanced on my left cheek by dermatologist -- should I leave it open to the air or cover it in case of more drainage -- is still red around area. Have been bathing with epsom salts and dabbing some tea tree oil on it. What should I do?
Wed, 25 Jan 2012
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hi katie
open wound heal fast and well.
u need not to cover it.
just apply antibiotic cream over it.
redness will go away in a day.
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