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6 day old Boil... popped...drained... Core size about 13mm.

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6 day old Boil... popped...drained... Core size about 13mm. 10mm around core skin has turned like paper and been rubbed off when sterilising skin. Do I need to remove the core? Or just keep applying sterilising agents & bandaids & keep up with antibiotics (has gotten worse since I seen a doctor but am on holiday in another country)
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 10 months ago.

Hello,

Myself Dr Josh. and I’m happy to help with your question today.Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

What is your age & gender?

Is it possible for you to attach the picture of this boil?

Where on body do you have this boil?

Is there any discharge from this boil?

Waiting for your reply…

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Expert:  Dr Josh replied 10 months ago.

Hi,

Just checking in to see how things are going.

Please use the REPLY BUTTON to reply back to me.I am happy to help you.

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh