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Popping boils and carbuncles

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What causes boil on neck?

I have what looks like a boil that just popped out on my neck. Is this anything to be concerned about? ...
 

Suggest treatment for boil on buttock

This question is in regards to a BOIL on my buttock cheek. Around a week ago I started getting pain in my right buttock and noticed a boil forming. I have never had one of these previously . It started ...
 

Suggest treatment for boil on breast

I have what appears to be a boil near my nipple . It is small---half pea size---and just popped up 2 days ago. A little painful to touch. It is red and hard. It had a yellow center but after hot ...
 

Suggest treatment for boil in leg

My 5 year old daughter has a pimple/boil on her leg. Last night it had a head, but we opted ... was manipulating the area manually it popped and significant white and green discharge was emitted. I am unclear ...
 

Suggest treatment for recurrent boil on buttocks

large boil with smaller boils around it, I think it was called a carbuncle . The large boil erupted ...My daughter has a small boil on her bottom which developed almost 5 years ago. We put hot packs ...
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What causes small cluster of boils on head?

more small boils appeared right next to it. Is this cellulitis or a carbuncle and how can I treat it. I ...I have a small cluster of boils on my head and have been using hot compresses and tried vicks vapor ...
 

What could chronic boils on inner thighs and buttocks indicate?

I have had boils pop up on my skin since I was a child...I get them on my inner thighs and buttocks .......what can I do...these are painful..they seem to start a little whie carbuncles and grow from there ...
 

What causes boil on the buttocks?

I have a boil around my butt. I popped it & I didn t know I wasn t supposed to. Then I cleaned ... another boil but this one is on my left breast. What do I do? ...
 

What causes boils in the gum?

Yesterday a gum boil just popped up in my lower left molar area on the outside. The tooth isn t sore and there is no pain at all associated with it. The boil is still there today. Should I see ...
 

Suggest treatment for boil on foreskin

I have a bubble of some liquid I think on my foreskin, I don t understand because when I try to pop it with a needle the only thing that comes out is a small amount of blood. But the bubble is white not red ...
 

What causes boils in head?

I have boils in my head that came from stressing out in October. The problem is they are taking a a little time to go away. Is this a sign of a health issue? At one point I was popping them and they spread ...
 

Suggest treatment for boil in underarm

antibiotics & pain killers. It lasted for 3-4 days then the boil popped and stuff came out of it, and I ..., a fee days after while the stye was still there, I got a huge boil in my underarms. It was very big ...
 

Scalp injury, boils on neck. Taking Doxycycline

it bled for about 45 minutes. About seven days later I got a series of boils and a fairly large carbuncle at the nape of my neck . The carbuncle is draining and has a sweet odor to it I smell all the time. I ve been ...
 

Suggest remedy to heal the popped boil in leg

Hi , I had a boil on my leg. It ended up popping , the thing is I was wondering how long does it usually take to heal? It turned like a black & blue color is that normal? What should I do to make it heal ...
 

Suggest cure for boil in my pubic area

i had a boil on my pubic area and i popped it a couple weeks ago and it got smaller but a few days ago it got big and kept getting bigger and it woulnt pop so i just figured i would leave it alone ...
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my lower back hurts&there is a bump on my right lower side like a small ball what could it be?
It may be a boil or carbuncle.
 
is hydroheal AM ideal for boils and carbuncle??
erythromycin tablet 500 mg four times daily for seven days is ideal; other options are SULPHOMETHOXAZOLE/TRIMETHOPRIM combinations, AZITHROMYCIN, CEFUROXIME etc. Local dressing with povidone-iodine lotion important the drug mentioned by you is not effective! all the best!
 
Have a bump that's small and purple but, painless. it was like this after my boil popped. is this normal? is there anything I can do at home for it?
Where was the boil ? After a boil popping, it is normal. Apply local antibiotic ointment.
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