Incisions & Drainage
WHAT IS AN ABSCESS?
WHAT CAUSES AN ABSCESS?
When to Get an Incision & Drainage Procedure
If you do not drain a skin abscess, there is a strong chance that the pus could continue to grow and fill until it actually bursts. This can not only be extremely painful but can also cause the infection to come back or spread.
Incision & Drainage Procedure
Aftercare for Abscess Incision & Drainage Procedure
In some cases, packing material may be used during the incision and drainage procedure. If this is the case, be sure to follow your healthcare provider's instructions for proper care and removal of the packing material. This will help ensure that the wound heals correctly and without complications.
If prescribed medications, such as antibiotics or pain relievers, be sure to take these medications as directed. They play a vital role in preventing infection and managing discomfort during the healing process.
If you experience any of the following signs of infection, do not hesitate to seek medical attention:
Abscess Drainage at Newport Center Urgent Care
Newport Center Urgent Care offers I&D procedures for abscesses. We also offer small/minor cyst removal services. Our priority is to provide safe and effective care to our patients, and we always strive to ensure that they receive the appropriate medical attention for their needs.
From the initial evaluation to aftercare, Newport Center Urgent Care is committed to providing quality treatment for abscesses and other urgent medical needs. Walk-ins are strongly encouraged. We are available in a number of ways and offer various services to address each individual healthcare need for our beloved community.