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Boil (Definition)

Boil is also known as Abscess. A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more

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How long does it take for a boil that has relesaes the puss to heal when its by your vigina?

How  long does it take for a boil that  has relesaes the puss to heal  when its by your vigina?

Boil: The rate at which boils heal has to do with whether all the pus is released and the area can stay clean and dry. I recommend sits baths or epsom salt water soaks, always see your physician when in doubt about healing infections. ...Read more

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There r lots of tiny things looking like boils growing at the side of my vagina inside can u say what it is Completely in the inside at the side am afr?

There r lots of tiny things looking like boils growing at the side of my vagina inside can u say what it is Completely in the inside at the side am afr?

No: There is no way to say for sure what this is without an exam and testing but it certainly could be an infection that needs treating. ...Read more

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

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 wet hot compress to the area. Reapply when it cools and repeat. Wear cotton underwear during the day and no underwear at night to bed. ...Read more

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I keep comin out with boils all over my body. Especially near my vagina and my boobs ?

I keep comin out with boils all over my body. Especially near my vagina and my boobs
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Dermatologist: Sounds like it may be hydradinitis which is a chronic glandular infections. You will need to be on antibiotics. Surgery is possible but last resort for chronic problems. ...Read more

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I got a boil on my vagina for 10 days now its very painful how long does boil last

I got a boil on my vagina for 10 days now its very painful how long does boil last

Long time: As an infection is allowed to progress, there will be more redness, heat, pain, swelling, and eventually drainage. You may more immediately have your problem taken care of by going to your pcp, having the area numbed, lance and drain the boil, and start on oral antibiotics. You have suffered enough with conservative care -- it's probably time to go on to more definitive treatment. ...Read more

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I have abcesses on my vagina .Is it an illness?Is it bad?What do I do? I have boils, abcesses on my vagina.They usually come and go all the time but im just curious to know.Why do they appear?Is it an illness?

Typically : Typically these types of lesions on the vagina occur not too long after shaving or can occur from small cuts on the vagina due to scratching or other minor trauma. You will need antibiotic treatment if this is in fact what you have. Please see a doctor for an examination in order to confirm this diagnosis. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How to treat a bartolin cyst or boil on the vagina? How do you get it?

How to treat a bartolin cyst or boil on the vagina? How do you get it?

Bartholin gland cyst: Bartholin gland duct cysts are fairly common and result from blockage of the gland opening and subsequent accumulation of fluid and debris. These cysts can sometimes get infected and cause an abscess. They are treated in several different ways including incision and drainage or a procedure called a marsupialization. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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