Removal of abscesses and daily draining

Patient : On november the 2nd i had an abscess removed and daily draining, had a follow up appointment on the 23rd and the start of more abscesses were found. the initial abscess was closed nearly but still hard to the touch.i was readmitted the next day and had 5 of six plastic sutures fitted into the new and old abscesses. i was told this was stop gap to stop more occuring,also had a mri scan on the 12th of december. heard nothing since but in pain all the time and abscesses are forming, how long should the sutures be in for?
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