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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Is there a home remedy to get rid of a black boil?

Is there a home remedy to get rid of a black boil?

Blackhead or boil?: If you have a blackhead, there are any number of cosmetic products that claim to help remove them. If you have a boil, warm compresses (don't burn yourself!) may be applied to focus your body's immune system on it. Draw a circle around periphery of boil. If boil expands beyond circle, then go see doc to get it drained. Or go see doc if pain increases beyond what can be managed w/OTC pain relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnon Rubin
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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


Dr. Cynthia Lu
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What is a good home remedy for boils?

Warm compresses: A boil is a skin infection that starts in a hair follicle or oil gland. Use warm compresses. The relaxed and gently heated pore will release the pus underneath and bring relief. Do not poke the boil with a needle. Staph infections may occur with home treated boils. Keep your skin clean and watch out for minor skin cuts. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnon Rubin
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Dr. Robert Arm
Board Certified, Pathology
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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam.A bite can lead to problems like infection.You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may try oralgel for pain.A tea bag and pressure may stop the bleeding. But get to a clinican to be safe. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
48 years in practice
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Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Pediatrician: Have your child seen by a pediatrician who can actually examine him\her and discuss this issue and answer all your questions. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnon Rubin
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Is there a good home remedy for boils and acne cysts?

Get a real Rx: Cystic acne is a serious, chronic disease that you cannot manage by home remedies. Usually it requires isotretinoin. If this affects a young person for whom you are responsible, it would be a terrible mistake not to take them to get scientific treatment. Leaving junior scarred will be a cause for lifelong resentment. Please do what you must. Thanks for understanding. ...Read more

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Dr. Rod Zimmerman
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Can toothpaste help bring a boil to a head along with warm compress? (found the idea on home remedy site)

No: However, warm salt waterrinses does help bring a boil to a head. The application of heat softens the walls of the abscess to it drains more quickly. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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I have many boils on my penis for some 4-5 months .....how to get rid of it ?...should i consult a doctor or is there any home remedy for it?...please

I have many boils on my penis for some 4-5 months .....how to get rid of it ?...should i consult a doctor or is there any home remedy for it?...please

See urologist...: If indeed they're recurrent boils, those are usually related with recurrent infected sebaceous cysts, which are prone to develop in few men. To get rid of them is possible. But you should seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely to balance and decide medical necessity and professional possibilities. So, go to see Doc and don't cut yourself. And there is no effective home remedy available... ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Painful boils after bee sting on toe. What is a good home remedy to use?

Painful boils after bee sting on toe. What is a good home remedy to use?

In this situation : I would not recommend a home remedy. See a foot doc. Something's should be left for a doctor to tend to. This is one of them. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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