How to treat for boils


How to treat for boils


What is a boil and how to get rid of it?
A boil is when a swollen, red, sensitive bump is formed on the body, it contains puss almost like a pimple. The difference between a pimple and a boil is that the boil will ooze or drain out. The puss or ooze that is inside a boil is contagious, so touching someone else's boil is not a good idea. There are ways to take care of it, like skin boil treatment or medicine for boils.

What types of skin boil treatments or medicine for boils are there?
There are many treatments, some are recommended by doctors and some are home remedies. Some doctors may require a blood test when the boil is drained they want to see what is causing the infection, the doctor could give an antibiotic. After the boil is drained either by a doctor or at home, it needs to be cleaned two to three times a day, then put antibiotic cream on it and a bandage. The types of medicines or remedies are Boilex, Boil Ease, Boil Relief, maybe a salve to draw out the fluids, tea tree oil, or BoilX. Another option could be to take an onion and wrap it on the boil for up to four hours and its suppose to drain. There are other skin boil treatment remedies such as potatoes, black seed, aloe vera, neem, garlic, turmeric, or a warm compress to help open up the boil to drain. To prevent boils, an antibacterial soap, ingest tetracycline, drink OJ, calling a doctor for help if its two inches, relax in a tub of water with .5 cup of bleach and regulating your body temperature. Never use a razor to try to shave over.




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