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How To Cure Pigsa Boils
I am having boils all over my body one after the other. What may the case? And how can I cure them?
Boil Treatment: If there are concerns about the seriousness of the infection, additional blood tests will be performed. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics to take if the infection is severe. If the boil is drained, a culture may be done to determine the type of bacteria causing the infection and to assess if an appropriate antibiotic was given. ...Read more
What can I do to stop a boil from re growing or cure it it's been 6 months with the same process it heals and comes back again every month?
DR visit: See your DR, you prob will need antibiotics to make the boil "completely" disappear. ...Read more
What can I do at home to cure a boil I have it on my thye? Or what over-the-counter medicine can I get
Heat: I typically tell my patients to put a cup of uncooked rice into a sock. Tie off the end of the sock & place in the microwave on high for 1 minute. Rice is a terrific insulator of heat. Apply the sock to the boil for 5 seconds and pull away once it gets too hot. Repeat the process for a total of 20 minutes. Perform 3-4x/day until it resolves. If it continues to worsen, go to the er. ...Read more
In winters on my back suddenly so many boils make their home, it happens every winter I don't know why bcs of woolen clothes. Plz tell a cure?
Certainly could be: Allergy related, but boils always make me think of staph superinfection. See dermatologist for culture diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Warm compress: Apply warm compresses 3 to 4 times a day and it will come to a head and open up on its own or you may have to see a medical practitioner to have it drained. If it comes very often, avoid shaving your armpit and make sure you are not reacting to your deodorant. If no relief see a surgeon./dermatologist ...Read more
It depends: The treatment for abcesses and "boils" often depend on the bacteria that is causing them to occur. The appropriate antibiotic will help cure the bacteria it is sensitive to. Be aware though, even with the appropriate antibiotic use, boils may often need to be incised and drained. You should see a dr. If your condition does not get better or worsens. ...Read more
I had a boil lanced 2 months ago and it healed well. Recently, I've noticed that it has raised w/little pain. What caused this and how do I cure it?
I am 30 n getting hair boils regularly from past 3 years please help me i m from india kindly suggest permanent cure of it. Changed lots of dr. But no?
Boils: If these are true furuncles(boils) and are coming in clusters, you may need a course of antibiotics effective against the staphyloccus bacterium to stop the repeated infections. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Hi! My wife has this hard lump at the back of her neck. It used to be where she had boils. When it got cured a small lump was left. It hurts sometimes?
Sounds like a...: Sounds like a sebaceous (inclusion) cyst. These arise from blocked oil glands next to hair follicles and are prone to infection. I advise you to make an appointment with her primary care doctor. They can confirm the diagnosis and remove it (or refer her to someone who can). ...Read more
Nose infection: Boils in the nose-- technically the nares, or opening parts of the nose are almost always due to Staph infection. Specifically that's Staphylococcus aureus which can be resistant to antibiotics (MRSA). You should limit any trauma (don't pull out nose hairs-- clip instead). Try Mupirocin ointment 3x a day for 3 to 5 days. If that doesn't help, seek help as infections of the face can be dangerous. ...Read more
Boil home remedies: In some cultures turmeric is ingested or is made into a poultice which is externally applied for the treatment of boils. In traditional chinese medicine, heated moxa is placed on garlic slices or a garlic paste over boils to hasten healing. ...Read more