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What should be the treatment for abscess/cellutis in lower abdomen groin area ?

Husband has large abscess/celluitis in lower abdomen groin area he is on antibiotics , but it broke, there is a foul odor and reddish brown pus what can we do to treat it?
Tue, 3 May 2011
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It requires good wound toileting , blood counts and antibiotics after doing culture of the pus.You should visit a surgeon for that , treating big abscess at home can be dangerous.
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