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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I am embarrassed but have a large abscess on my

I am embarrassed but have a large abscess on my right buttcheek. It is extremely sensitive to the touch and I tried cutting the skin with hopes it would pop. I am however finding that it simply bleeds without puss or the abscess reducing in size. I’m afraid I haven’t reached the sac holding the pus and may have only cut through the epidermis. Is it safe to continue cutting? I am using a sterilized scalpel.
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
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