Genital Boils: How to get rid of them

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To get rid of a boil do the following:

Step 1: Apply a warm compress (with a clean wash cloth) 3-4 times a day for up to 20 minutes. 

Step 2: Clean the area with antibacterial/antiseptic soap at least 3 times a day

Step 3: Apply icthamol salve to unpopped boil 3-4 times a day after application of warm compress (OPTIONAL)

Step 4: Once the boil comes to a head (forms pus/whitehead) continue steps 1-2 until it drains/pops.

Step 5: Once boil drains, apply antibiotic ointment/cream (ex. Neosporin to the site 3-4 times a day after cleaning, then apply a bandage to keep it covered.

Step 6: Other options: In place of neosporin- apply Tea tree oil (diluted with coconut oil or olive oil)  or castor oil 3-4 tmes a day to site, then apply bandage to keep it covered.

Important note:  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRAIN THE BOIL WITH A NEEDLE OR POP WITH YOU FINGERS. 


****SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IF : THE BOIL DOES NOT IMPROVE WITHIN 2-3 DAYS, YOU HAVE A FEVER, SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES, MRSA/STAPH INFECTION, FEEL ILL, HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION, OR IF OTHER BOILS ARE SURROUNDING THE PRIMARY BOIL. 
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Boils can occur anywhere on the body.

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