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how do you make a boil on your vagina go away before it gets bigger

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andria Johnson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Sit n soak: If you have a bath tub at home sit an soak in warm bath for about 15-20 minutes. Best if done at least twice a day. Other option is applying a clean w ... Read More
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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boil: Medications, usually oral or topical antibiotics, will help. Avoid squeezing it as it may cause further irritation. A warm tub bath will help ripen th ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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You need to be seen.: This sounds like an infected cyst, which needs drainage to get relief of the infection and pain. It has nothing to do with cleanliness or diseases--- ... Read More
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Dr. Ashwin Patel
42 years experience Urgent Care
Needs surgery: This type of boil is called Bartholin's cyst infection. Unlike other infections where pus is drained by a cut, this kind of infection is taken care of ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Boils" away: The most common causes are a Bartholin gland or hair follicle infection. Sitting in a hot or warm bath can often facilitate the rupture of the labial ... Read More
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Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
See your doctor: There is no way of knowing what the cause of your problem is. Never take any medications without knowing what the cause of a problem might be. See you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal "boil": See your gyn physician for treatment which will provide immediate relief.
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
It may several: causes If that painful I would go to the ER or your physician to see what the real cause is and get appropriate treatment.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boil or HSV: Herpes looks a lot like a boil. You should see a doctor and get it tested. Herpes has small bumps which can sometimes be filled with fluid. They can ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Free health clinics?: Sometimes, you can get cheap or free healthcare at clinics that allows you to be treated. Daily showering and good hygiene may improve your condition ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bartholin abscess: You may have an abscess of your Bartholin's gland. Apply hot compresses until the abscess comes to s head and then see your doctor for possible drain ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vulvar Rash: Placing creams on a rash of unknown origin is never a good idea. Cortisone is a steroid and used for allergic inflammation. It’s not meant to treat in ... Read More
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