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My grand daughter developed an abscess on her bottom last Christmas

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My grand daughter developed an abscess on her bottom last Christmas and despite the efforts of nurses and doctors and conflicting advise this still refuses to heal. This area is having to be dressed each day or two either by the nurse, her mother or partner, however he is offshore and away for two weeks at a time.
She is very depressed by the failure of medical staff to sort this out, she has asked to see a specialist but this has not happened, we would pay for a private consultation but cannot locate one here in Chester
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Has this been cultured
Has it had recent surgical attention?