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how to apply black salve to a boil

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
See a physician: for boil you may need antibiotics or lancing the boil to let the pus out
Dr. Christopher Smith
41 years experience Family Medicine
Boil: do not squeeze it---follow up with your private doctor or Urgent Care for evaluation and proper antibiotics and treatment
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Wrong question: This goo is worthless. See a DR. Meanwhile begin hot soaks.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
19 years experience Pediatrics
Needs drainage: Also called abscesses, boils are collections of pus below the skin. To heal, the boil needs to drain this fluid. Sometimes this will happen on its ow ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Head Lesion: Without knowing exactly what this lesion is, and considering it has been there for two months, it's really time that you seek the help of a physician ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Joseph
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If a small pimple and on the face, it would be called a black head. - No need to worry at this time. If the area is red and looking like it's infect ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
20 years experience Pain Management
Keep it dry: Generally, application of a clean, dry, non-stick bandage or dressing to the area where a boil was located and has expressed purulent material is best ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sophie Duriez
32 years experience Psychiatry
No you can't. : If you have a boil or furuncle, you first need to have it treated by a doctor. Do not apply any body lotion or moisturizer on it, there is no safe way ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs evaluation: If you are in a part of the country where the brown recluse spider resides, you might have the beginnings of a serious problem. You should go to an e ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Abscess : It sounds like you have sn infected hair follicle . You need to see an general surgeon and the small abscess may need to be opened and drained and you ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
You should see a: board certified dermatologist as this may just be a sebacious inclusion cyst but without seeing it and touching it, I can't say for sure. Hope that he ... Read More

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