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Can boils be painless?

Can boils be painless?

Boils: Its infection. So mostly painful. Early stages may be less painful ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Boils recurrent on body?

Boils recurrent on body?

? pyoderma?: Sounds like pyoderma. See your doc! I would place you on Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg bid & Metronidazole 500 bid for 30 days. I would bet it clears! ...Read more

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Where do boils come from?

Where do boils come from?

Boils: Boils are infections that arise from hair follicles. There is usually no obvious cause of a boil although some people are more prone to them. ...Read more

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Will a & d help on boils?

Will a & d help on boils?

No: If treated early enough heat will bring the infection to the surface and the area will open and drain on its own. If to far advanced see doctor to open and drain ...Read more

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How to use garlic on boils?

How to use garlic on boils?

Moxibustion: In traditional chinese medicine, a garlic poultice can be used in combination with moxibustion to treat a boil. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have boil?

What does it mean if I have boil?

Infection: A boil is a deeper seat abcess under the skin surface. It is like a pimple gone wild. They protrude above the skin line, go deep into the subdermal layers, and can be painful and easily traumatized. You can try overlaying it with a very warm soak and then lancing it with a sterile needle if available. If you have the least concern, see your family doc or an er doc. ...Read more

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Why does boil take so l9ng to go.

Boils: These are usually localized infections with bacteria, commonly staph aureus. They may persist for lengthy time periods if not drained. Applying frequent wet heat to these will help bring them to a head, but recurrence is not uncommon unless the nasal carriage state and skin contamination issues are addressed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure boil asap?

Incision and drainag: Usually if a boil is soft {fluctuant} it needs to be drained by your physician. Boils that are not able to be drained can be treated with antibiotics, surgical cleansing and sometimes even intralesional corticosteroids by your dermatolgist. ...Read more

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What is the effective medicine for boil?

Boil medication: The only effective way to get rid of a boil (abscess) (a) is to have it incised and drained (I&D) to remove the pus in it and allow the tissue to heal. This is because antibiotics cannot penetrate to the center of the a to kill the bacteria. Antibiotics used to contain the infection, until and I&D can be done, are usually Keflex and levaquin (levofloxacin). If you have an a, see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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I often have a boils how can I cured them?

Boils and resoration: Where are they located? Often we need antibiotics and local measures to really clan up the "topical area? . Many people will cary the normal bacteria of Staph on their skin and will need extra help!
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What is the definition or description of: boil?

Abscess: A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant for each hair follicle. ...Read more

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Why do boils itch?

Why do boils itch?

Inflammation: The inflammation associated with boils causes an irritation of the skin and nerves at the site and this can result in the sensation of itch. ...Read more

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How can I treat boils?

How can I treat boils?

Drain: A furuncle is a boil, a purulent inflammation of a hair follicle. These usually pop, aided by a warm compress. If it does not do that in a couple of days, see your doctor to ascertain if it needs to be drained. If there are multiple boils you need to get checked out to rule out predisposing factors like diabetes, ingrown hair, excessive moisture and immune deficiency. ...Read more

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Can lancing a boil hurt?

Of course: Boils or abscesses can be exquisitely painful therefore lancing them can be very sore. Best if you leave it to professionals ...Read more

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What do I put on my boil?

What do I put on my boil?

Warm compresses: But if it is becoming large, hot, red with increasing swelling around it or if you have streaking or fever - then I would seek medical care. Be well. ...Read more

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Why my boil will not heal?

Don't squeeze: Above all do not squeeze the boil and if you have not already done so check in at urgent care to drain it. ...Read more

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How to treat a "open boil"?

How to treat a "open boil"?

Rupture: When a boil ruptures, generally drainage of pus-like discharge will ensue. It's best to keep the affected area covered while the boil heals on its on. There is nothing otherwise that needs to be done than to keep the affected area clean, dry and dressed. It can take 1-2 weeks to completely heal, dependent on the size of the boil. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting boils.?

Staph infection: These are probably due to staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria. You should have cultures of the boil to determine what the organism and its sensitivity to antibiotics are. If staph, in addition to receiving antibiotics attempts to eliminate carriage of this should be made with Mupirocin (bactroban) ointment in the nose and washing solely with a hexochlorphine containing soap. ...Read more

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Very painful boils in armpits?

Sounds like HS: Hidradenitis suppurativa is an inflammation of the apocrine glands and can be very painful. There are many treatments with some success. ...Read more

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Should you ever squeeze a boil?

Skin Infections: Thank you for asking this question. The answer, is absolutely not. You can push the bacteria deeper into the tissue and cause significant complications. ...Read more

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Once a boil has popped now what?

Once a boil has popped now what?

Rupture: When a boil ruptures, generally drainage of pus-like discharge will ensue. It's best to keep the affected area covered while the boil heals on its on. There is nothing otherwise that needs to be done than to keep the affected area clean, dry and dressed. It can take 1-2 weeks to completely heal, dependent on the size of the boil. ...Read more

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What could make a boil not heal?

Healing: If you actually have an abscess than it may need to be incised and drained for healing. If you have some form of immune compromise that could delay healing. ...Read more

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What to do for a popped gum boil?

What to do for a popped gum boil?

See your dentist: To check the source of "gum boil". The sooner the better before it can do more damage. ...Read more

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My boil popped, what do I do now?

My boil popped, what do I do now?

Warm compresses: Keep it draining as long as possible. Also antibiotics are a good idea. Don't contaminate w dirty hands. ...Read more

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What is the white stuff in a boil?

Pus: Pus: a mixture of bacteria and blood cells that respond to infection. ...Read more

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What do you do when a boil bursts?

Rupture: When a boil ruptures, generally drainage of pus-like discharge will ensue. It's best to keep the affected area covered while the boil heals on its on. There is nothing otherwise that needs to be done than to keep the affected area clean, dry and dressed. It can take 1-2 weeks to completely heal, dependent on the size of the boil. ...Read more

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Where do butthole boils come from?

Where do butthole boils come from?

Anal Crypts: They start from the inside out due to tears from hard stool / anal sex just inside the anus. From there they point to the perirectal area (perirectal abscess) ...Read more

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What is the solution for heat boils?

Boil: Boils signify bacterial infection usually by staphylococcus bacteria. Antibiotics are prescribed for them. ...Read more

Boil (Definition)

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