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I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

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Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology

In brief: Salt water soaks

You may try salt water soaks but whatever you do, do not try to squeeze or pop it yourself.
Take 1 table spoon of salt to a pint (large glass) of warm (not hot) tap water. Soak a wash cloth in it then let it sit on the "boil" for 5-10 minutes 2-3 times each day. This may help.

In brief: Salt water soaks

You may try salt water soaks but whatever you do, do not try to squeeze or pop it yourself.
Take 1 table spoon of salt to a pint (large glass) of warm (not hot) tap water. Soak a wash cloth in it then let it sit on the "boil" for 5-10 minutes 2-3 times each day. This may help.
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