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|Poultice||Coating the abscess with a poultice and bandaging/wrapping the area may help draw out the infection in early stage, uncomplicated cases.|
|Surgical drainage||Drainage of abscess fluids may be required by your veterinarian.|
|Antibiotic therapy||Best if done in conjunction with other therapy methods, as just antibiotic therapy alone doesn't tend to work. It also requires a minimum of at least 4 to 6 weeks to be effective. The choice of antibiotic is also a huge factor, which is why it's best to ask your veterinarian to submit a sample of the pus material within the abscess to a laboratory testing facility to conduct antibiotic sensitivity testing to ensure that your duck is receiving the appropriate antibiotic that targets the specific pathogen.|
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