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How to get rid of a boil on an ingrown hair follicle?

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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Boil

A boil may heal / drain on its own.
Wam compresses may help a boil drain spontaneously. If a boil does not drain/heal by it self then it requires antibiotics/surgical drainage.

In brief: Boil

A boil may heal / drain on its own.
Wam compresses may help a boil drain spontaneously. If a boil does not drain/heal by it self then it requires antibiotics/surgical drainage.
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tea bag compress

Agree with dr. G.
Try a tea bag compress. Dip your tea bag in hot water. Squeeze out the tea. Now you have a handy mini-compress to put on your boil. Hope you feel better!

In brief: Tea bag compress

Agree with dr. G.
Try a tea bag compress. Dip your tea bag in hot water. Squeeze out the tea. Now you have a handy mini-compress to put on your boil. Hope you feel better!
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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