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I heard. That u shouldn't pop a boil at home mine started oozing when I n took a shower now I have a small whole how should I care for it ?

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Dr. David Hicks
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In brief: Pressure

You should not try and pop a boil as it could induce infection but if under heat it spontaneously ruptures then while in the shower apply pressure get the pus out and keep covery and apply topical antibiotic cream then cover if not improved by thie next morning seek medical evaluation risk of more sserious celulitis.

In brief: Pressure

You should not try and pop a boil as it could induce infection but if under heat it spontaneously ruptures then while in the shower apply pressure get the pus out and keep covery and apply topical antibiotic cream then cover if not improved by thie next morning seek medical evaluation risk of more sserious celulitis.
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