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I have a boil close to my anus how can I get rid of it at home?

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In brief: Anal Abscess

An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus.
Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess

In brief: Anal Abscess

An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus.
Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology

In brief: Warm compresses

I think probably the safest thing to do would be warm compresses or sitz baths, to bring the boil to a head, so it'll open and drain.

In brief: Warm compresses

I think probably the safest thing to do would be warm compresses or sitz baths, to bring the boil to a head, so it'll open and drain.
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