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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Should antibiotics be taken for a ruptured abscess?

I have an abscess that began to leak puss so my instinct what that it was ready to burst but it only leaked a little blood and puss and now the tip of it doesn t so much look like a pimple but it s now kind of black and looks like it s pulling blood should I just keep taking my antibiotic and keep using saltwater rinses and such? I don t feel bad, don t have a fever, so I assume I m okay
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello dear

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query in details .

* Should continue current antibiotic , clean the part with warm water and
consult later doctor if required according to the progress .

Wishing you fine recovery .
Feel free to ask any further queries .

Regards .
Dr. Bhagyesh ( MS , FMAS - consultant surgeon )

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