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I have a huge boil on my buttocks. What is the best way to fix this?

I have a huge boil on my buttocks. What is the best way to fix this?

I&D+antibiotics: Incision and drainage of the abscess by a surgeon combined with appropriate antibiotics based on culture and sensitivity results on the pus would be the treatment for this problem. ...Read more

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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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What are some basic and easy home remedies for treating boils and cysts? I have them all over my buttocks area, they are in pain and itch.

What are some basic and easy home remedies for treating boils and cysts? I have them all over my buttocks area, they are in pain and itch.

See your doctor.: There are no easy home remedies for treating these. It sounds like you are contaminating yourself as you scratch. One may be infected and you scratch and infect another area. You may need these lanced and antibiotic treatment. Wash your hands frequently and do not scratch. These can be come serious. ...Read more

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The likelihood of a small boil between my buttocks cheeks infecting and possibly killing me?

The likelihood of a small boil between my buttocks cheeks infecting and possibly killing me?

Not likely.: Millions of people have these and very very few ever die, but it would be a horrible way to go. Boils in this area can get out of hand and require surgery. They are more of a major nuisance than life threatening. ...Read more

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How to burst my boil in my buttocks?

Doctor and scalpel : Likely to painful to do on your own. Lidocaine helpful here. ...Read more

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I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

From bacteria: Most 'boils' are due to staphylococcus bacteria infecting the skin.Pus forms below the skin which swells to form a painful boil.Sometimes streptococci & pseudomonas may cause boils.Often the 'boil' can be cured by a special drainage procedure performed by your doctor.If the surrounding area is red & angry antibiotics are needed. If untreated the infection can spread to the blood & become dangerous. ...Read more

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Dear Dr - I have a boil located between my buttocks and it is causing me sleepless nights , I'm also not able to do much moviment?

Dear Dr - I have a boil located between my buttocks and it is causing me sleepless nights , I'm also not able to do much moviment?

Foil That Boil!!!: Sounds like a job for BoilMan!! In the middle Ages he was a barber. Now it takes 4 years of Medical school and four years of a surgical residency to be licensed to lance that boil. King Henry the Eighth suffered from a dusey on his thigh and had it lanced frequently. so don't think you're so special. Just get to a doctor who can look at it and treat it appropriately before it takes over your ars! ...Read more

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Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more

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