Remedies, treatments and care for Boil


Abscess is a collection of pus that has built up within the tissue of the body. Signs and symptoms of abscesses include redness, pain, warmth, and swelling. The swelling may feel fluid filled when pressed. The area of redness often extends beyond the swelling. Carbuncles and boils are types of abscess that often involve hair follicles with carbuncles being larger. They are usually caused by a bacterial infection. Often many different types of bacteria are involved in a single infection. In the United States and many other areas of the world the most common bacteria present is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Rarely, parasites can cause abscesses and this is more common in the developing world. Diagnosis of a skin abscess is usually made based on what it looks like and is confirmed by cutting it open. Ultrasound imaging may be useful in cases in which the diagnosis is not clear. In abscesses around the anus, computer tomography may be used to look for deeper infection.


Apply raw onion  Popularity: 365  Effectiveness: 3.6  
Apply turmeric paste  Popularity: 352  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Take turmeric  Popularity: 352  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Apply cornmeal  Popularity: 350  Effectiveness: 0.3  
Apply crushed garlic  Popularity: 337  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Apply bread poultice  Popularity: 315  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Apply tea tree oil  Popularity: 291  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Apply raw potato  Popularity: 286  Effectiveness: 3.3  
Apply epsom salt compress  Popularity: 254  Effectiveness: 4.5  
Take black seed (Nigella Sativa) oil  Popularity: 250  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Apply milk  Popularity: 245  Effectiveness: 0.6  
Apply neem (Indian lilac) paste  Popularity: 188  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Take Zinc supplement  Popularity: 179  Effectiveness: 0.4  
Apply peppermint essential oil  Popularity: 169  Effectiveness: 2.2  
Take Vitamin C supplement  Popularity: 153  Effectiveness: 0.7  
Apply heat  Popularity: 151  Effectiveness: 0.6  
Take burdock root supplement  Popularity: 128  Effectiveness: 1.1  
Take goldenseal supplement  Popularity: 125  Effectiveness: 1.4  
Apply calendula solution  Popularity: 62  Effectiveness: 1.8  


Boil, a.k.a. skin abscess is a painful, pus-filled bump under the skin caused by infected, inflamed hair follicles.


Apply garlic paste  Popularity: 395  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Apply onion  Popularity: 390  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Apply turmeric and castor oil paste  Popularity: 383  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Apply apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 355  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Apply castor oil  Popularity: 342  Effectiveness: 2.7  
Apply milk  Popularity: 319  Effectiveness: 0.8  
Apply bread poultice  Popularity: 317  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Take turmeric  Popularity: 285  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Apply tea tree oil  Popularity: 269  Effectiveness: 4.3  
Apply epsom salt water compress  Popularity: 264  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Apply compress  Popularity: 250  Effectiveness: 2.2  
Apply cornmeal  Popularity: 244  Effectiveness: 0.4  
Apply peppermint essential oil  Popularity: 234  Effectiveness: 0.4  
Apply neem (Indian lilac) paste  Popularity: 225  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Apply flaxseed paste  Popularity: 205  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Fasting  Popularity: 158  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Apply cabbage  Popularity: 145  Effectiveness: 1.3  
Apply marigold  Popularity: 139  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Drink black seed oil tea  Popularity: 126  Effectiveness: 3.1  

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