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What Specialists Treat Skin Abscesses?
A skin abscess may be treated by a primary-care provider (PCP), such as a general practitioner, family medicine specialist, internist, or pediatrician. One may also be seen by an emergency-medicine specialist in a hospital emergency department. If surgery is required, a general surgeon can treat an abscess. A dermatologist, who specializes in disorders of the skin, may also treat a skin abscess.
How Does a Doctor Diagnose a Skin Abscess?
The doctor will take a medical history and ask for information about the following:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/15/2016
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