Boils with green pus - Doctor answers
I was treated for a boil 5 days ago w/ antibiotics. The boil popped yesterday & is draining green pus & still hurts. Should I be concerned?
I have large boils. Busted one with brownish green blood pus and had foul odor. Should I be worried? Have holes from others too.
I have a boil in my armpit it's been draining for about two weeks and now the pus is green what should I do please help!
Boil treatment: A boil is usually a staph infection and is therefore infectious. If drainage comes out easily from a boil, there is no real harm in pressing it to express the drainage. Please wash hands and the area well with antibacterial soap after doing so. If it is not resolving or if you experience fever or expanding pain and redness, see your local health professional. ...Read more
I have got boil on my chain. It is paining a lot. Swelling has appeared around it. Boil is reddish. Its since 2 days ago. No pus is now there in.
I have a boil very tiny but very painful u can see the white pus but besides being very painful it at a stand still please help I can't take the pain?
Get it examined!: Many boils need to be drained for proper healing to take place. Most patients also need antibiotics in conjunction. I recommend getting seen by your provider and getting it drained under sterile technique. Get better soon! ...Read more
I think I might have a boil on my vagina. It's on the outside and it's not open and there's no pus but it is painful.?
Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
See doctor: For culture and possible packing of boil ...Read more
How to clean a popped boil (with or without pus) at home so that it doesn't spead when a doctor is not available?
Boil: It's important to apply hot (not too hot) applications and wash the surrounding uninfected skin with rubbing alcohol to prevent the spread of the staphylococcal bacteria. You shouldn't try to drain the abscess but if drainage is needed, a physician should perform the procedure and will most likely prescribe an antibiotic as well. ...Read more
My wife has a boil behind her back. Sometimes, the boil will swell and contained pus. We think egg consumtion caused this. Is it possible?
No: A boil is an infection from an organism on the skin. There are also glands that can become occluded and these sebaceous glands will drain a malodorous thick material but they are not always infected. See your doctor for treatment but not related to eggs. ...Read more
Hello, have boils in my intimate area. I mean the upper area of vagina. They don't have pus inside. What I am supposed to do? To get relief
See a GYN MD: You need to have the GYN MD determine if those are, in fact boils, or something else and get them treated. ...Read more