I've went to the doctor last Sunday (July 31st) and have been taking antibiotics for the past 10 days (still taking them) and I just got my recheck today (August 9th). I feel way much better. No pain, no fevers, etc. The abscess is really small, like dots. I asked if it was contagious when I was there and the person I asked told me "as long as you're getting better, it shouldn't be contagious". I would like to hear from other people. Thank you in advance.