A puss-filed blister is called an abscess. Abscesses are commonly treated through incision and drainage (I&D). Here, the abscess is wiped with a disinfectant and an incision is made in it to drain it. Packing material is inserted into the abscess for it to drain.
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Query: Hi doctor, A few months back, I have developed a sort of a pimple on the inner part of the hip, which later drained and got healed. But later it again opened up with draining pus. And for the last few weeks, it has not healed automatically. I have started taking Augmentin duo 625 from the last thre... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have an abscess cavity that needs to be drained more widely and opened more. If it is not opened widely, then the skin will continue to close before the infection is gone, which will continue the cycle. You can try sitz baths while it is openly draining now and try... Read Full »