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Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a boil on my behind how do I treat it and what do I put on it?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Oral and topical antibiotics

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

You need to take oral and topics antibiotics.

If I were your treating doctor I would recommend you to take tablet Cephalexin 500 mg twice daily for 5 days and apply Mupirocin cream on the affected area twice daily for 7-0 days.

These are prescription drugs and you need to see the doctor in person to get them.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards
Dr Asmeet


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