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what are the benefits of honey on skin boils

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: Taking sugar in water will not in any way have any health benefits, including for the skin. This myth is not valid or true.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Basil Weight Loss: I understand your desire to lose weight. Basil has possibly been linked to weight loss because of its ability to lower elevated cortisol levels. High ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 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 member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Honey: Certain types of honey are used for moisturizing skin and for anti inflammatory properties.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected cyst: A boil is an abscessed structure under the skin.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Boil: See a doctor. You may need antibiotics.
A male asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
From contamination: E. Coli is an enteric bacteria that lives in the intestines. It is not a normal organism in the skin and infects it by being transferred from people, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ecoli: Since e coli is found in the stool, one can get ano rectal boils through poor bathroom hygiene.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm soaks: Warm soaks may bring the boil to drain spontaneously. If not go to the emergency department for a procedure to drain it. You may need antibiotics.
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