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Boils lanced yesterday. It's still red

I just got a boil lanced yesterday. It's still red which I was told was from the pushing and squeezing of the boil, and it still hurts and has a bump. It's on the back of y knee. I am on antibiotics and am doing warm compresses. Should I be worried
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replied July 5th, 2015
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. No you should not be worried. Boilis already been incised and drained. Antibiotics are on. Wound management is adequate. Color and redness is part of the healing process. Wait and see.

I hope it helps. stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and can not be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.

Take care
Khan



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