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ER visit

My first ER visit. I developed an abscess in my arm pit over the course of the last 6 days. Started out as an ingrown hair type, but I could not get the pus out. I know. Gross. But this was my entire armpit. Dr said it was the size of a grape, but I’m going to say it felt like a grapefruit. Photos show first us goofing off, the after the hard work…whew! Glad it was over with.

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This entry was published on September 1, 2012 at 12:50 pm. It’s filed under hiking and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

3 thoughts on “ER visit

  1. Hope you used the opportunity to take a quick shower in the ER, ha ha. Can’t believe that was your first time ๐Ÿ™‚ Try to keep that thing clean on the trail!

  2. Phil Garrett on said:

    Ewwwwww……..

    Glad you acted fast. Take care of yourself.

    Love you,
    Dad

  3. I thought you weren’t supposed to shave on the trail?…. That way you don’t risk getting an in grown hair, right? ๐Ÿ™‚
    Glad you are OK….
    Erin

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