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What Does Boil Mean Can It Indicate Something Bad
Doctor please I do have rashes in fact not rashes but something like boil wt my wasit and it will be paining me if i touch it dose it mean that i havehiv?
My son had boils for a long time.The other day it erupted and give bad smell.What is it .And what should be done..Is it somethin is it something to be afraid of.It grows on top of his shoulder and look like pimples..It erupted the other day and give bad s
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
Boil: Well, if the boil is in the same locale, there may be a foreign body that causes the body to react. If the location of the boil changes, then it may indicate that you have a skin colonization with a particular bacterial sub-type. See a dermatologist to get this checked out by a professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Boils : are caused by an infection that occurs in the hair follicles. The best way to get rid of boils is an antibacterial soap which will get rid of all the bacteria. If the condition still persist after 7 days visit your physician for the evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a boil heals, there left a hole in the middle. It's quite small but I can't tell if it's a good thing or bad thing. Help?
BE PATIENT: In many such situations healing will follow a different pattern than a simple cut.The edges don't just come together (simple cut) the healing is often from the inside. Think of a pit/hole that becomes shallower every day. This is labeled secondary intent, a form of healing that often takes a bit longer.In the end, there may be a small visible scar, but healing still occurs. ...Read more
Need: More information to answer your questions please describe where boil was and how it popped ...Read more
Best to see a doc: It's better to get pus out than to leave it in. However, the disadvantage of doing it yourself is that you can't be sure you're completely emptying the abscess. In addition, unless a deep abscess is packed with sterile dressing, it may close from the outside first, allowing reaccumulation of the pus inside. We prefer that it heal from the inside out. ...Read more
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