The Boils and its pus-filled cavities on the skin.
(Alles Europa News) – Boils are painful, inflamed, pus-filled cavities in the skin, most often they occur in areas where there is hair and where friction occurs.
Alles Europa News reports that experts noted that you must Wash your hands with antibacterial soap before touching the boil and after contact with the boil (it does not matter with a wound or purulent head).
Gently apply an antibacterial agent to the affected area 3-4 times a day. Apply a warm compress for 15 minutes 3-4 times a day to relieve pain and accelerate the maturation of the purulent head.
Then you should close the boil with a thick layer of gauze and keep the dressing dry. In no case do not scratch or pick the boil, do not squeeze or open the boil yourself, because it can spread the infection.
If the boil has opened itself, carefully remove the pus, then carefully treat this place with hydrogen peroxide . Then apply a dry dressing.
Repeat procedures every day until complete healing. Take pain medication to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
Alles Europa News reports that experts also noted not to use over-the-counter drugs (creams, ointments) containing antibiotics without consulting a doctor. Never try to open the boil yourself without the permission of a doctor.
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Wash your hands thoroughly before cooking. bacteria from the boil can cause food poisoning.
Diabetics should see a doctor immediately if a boil occurs.
Doctor HELP to treat a boil?
Your doctor can open the boil by making a small incision with a surgical blade so that the pus can go out, remove the pus and apply a dry dressing.
If necessary, prescribe suitable antibiotics (including ointments). With frequent boils (furunculosis), prescribe tests (including to make sure that you do not have diabetes).
Take a bath or shower at least once a day. Do not scratch the itchy skin, as this can cause infection in a damaged place.
Apply antiseptic lotion to prevent infection.
The size of the boil can be from peas to walnuts. Although boils can occur anywhere in the body, they most often occur in areas where there is hair and where friction occurs, for example: neck, armpits, groin, face, chest, buttocks, etc.
Alles Europa News reports that since Carbuncles are especially large boils or several boils located nearby, which are usually deeper and more painful.
If you suspect a carbuncle, be sure to consult a doctor, as inflammation can enter the bloodstream, and then you may need antibiotics.
Causes of boil.
Boils occur when bacteria enter the hair follicle. The skin tissue swells and a red, pus-filled, painful swelling appears. Until the boil is opened and empty (the pus contained in it does not come out), the boil will hurt and it will be unpleasant to touch it.
With the first small boil that appears, accompanied by soreness, redness, swelling and itching, you can try to cope with the problem yourself.
If the boil does not form a head or there is no improvement within three days, or if the boil is very painful, with a lot of pus, if the resulting pain interferes with the movement, or if the boil occurs in the face, spine or rectal area, if it increases the temperature or visible red stripes diverging from the boil (lymphangitis), as well as with the frequent appearance (furunculosis) of even small boils, you should definitely consult a doctor
distribution of boils to other parts of the body;