Boils and carbuncles - do not squeeze or open their own - Treatment

June 2, 2013

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Treatment for boils and carbuncles

Carbuncle size increases for a few days to an average of 3-10 centimeters in diameter. After 5-7 days on the skin surface, new ulcers, and there is pus. Ulcer can decompose and form an ulcer on the skin surface before the infection gradually passes.

Healing of boils and carbuncles occurs gradually, but after they leave a small scar. Furuncle usually heals in about a week without any treatment. But multiple boils and boils large quantities (as well as boils, located on the face) need medical treatment (appointed by physician). If left untreated the infection can spread to the lining of the brain to the development of purulent meningitis. With frequent relapses boils should consult your doctor to check your blood sugar Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health  Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health
 Because the boils are often a symptom of diabetes.

When the boil on the nose or the upper lip may inflammation of the nasal cavity. Boils are very painful and sometimes accompanied by fever.

If the boil for a few days is not "mature" and it does not form a rod, be sure to consult a physician as necessary to open a boil and remove the pus. It is also recommended to see a doctor if the boil is located in a particularly awkward place (such as on the buttocks) or the appearance of multiple boils.

In addition to the removal procedure of pus, the doctor will prescribe antibiotics contributes to the rapid elimination of infection.

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Whether infectious boils?

Yes, boils and carbuncles are contagious. Pus, eye-catching in the "maturation" and the disclosure of boils, infects the skin, thereby causing the emergence of new boils. Pus can also enter the bloodstream and spread to other parts of the body. Carbuncle (accumulation of multiple boils) occurs in the propagation of the infection and the formation of multiple boils. The appearance of a carbuncle may indicate a weakness of the immune system.

 Treatment | boils and carbuncles - do not squeeze or open yourself


If a single abscess, boil the treatment will only be local. Prior to the release of pus is recommended to use dry heat, UHF and Ichthyol. On penetrated boil applied levomekol, Levosin, baktroban or tomitsid.

Levomekol - this ointment, which has a local anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action. It easily penetrates the tissue and stimulates the process of healing.

Levosin is an ointment for external use, it is composed of antimicrobial agents and components that reduce inflammation and have an analgesic effect. Against the background of the drug decreases swelling of the tissues around the pathological focus, and they are cleared of pus in a few days.

Baktroban - ointment that contains a broad spectrum antibiotic mupirocin. Recent activity even resistant staphylococci other means. It is also used to treat boils tomitsid. The drug is available as a solution for external topical use. On the affected skin is applied wet bandage impregnated with this medicine.

In cases where the boil is located in a hazardous area (area of ​​nasolabial triangle nose and lips), the patient should be hospitalized. In the hospital he appointed broad-spectrum antibiotics Broad-spectrum antibiotics - not only treat but also cripple  Broad-spectrum antibiotics - not only treat but also cripple
 Which are introduced in the form of injections, are carried out every day and dressings.

In chronic, recurring disease constantly used staphylococcal toxoid vaccine and vitamins A, C and group B. toxoid is neutralized and purified toxin Staphylococcus as a solution. The drug is administered subcutaneously under the shoulder blade. After a course of injections of a person is formed immunity to the toxin and staphylococcus. The drug can be applied to adults, and it can be treated only under medical supervision. The first introduction of tetanus toxoid should be held in the treatment room medical facility, as some people develop allergic reactions.

Staphylococcal vaccine - a solution which contains a complex of bacterial antigens (substances that promote the immune response). This tool is used in adults and children older than six months. Toxoid vaccine and complement each other's action and the rate of these drugs can be alternated.

If the necrotic core rejected bad, then apply proteolytic enzymes. These include trypsin - a drug that is prepared from the pancreas of cattle. He breaks down dead tissue sections, has anti-edematous and anti-inflammatory action. Surgical treatment is performed only when an abscess is formed Abscess - why it is so dangerous ulcers?  Abscess - why it is so dangerous ulcers?

Frequent occurrence of boils need to follow a certain diet. It is necessary to limit the consumption of foods that contain simple carbohydrates (sweets, biscuits, cakes and other sweets). It is recommended to replace them with foods rich in complex carbohydrates (cereals, potatoes, brown bread).

Carbuncles Treatment usually takes place in the department of purulent surgery. Antibiotics person and means that reduce intoxication. Bacteremia is opened, the contents removed and applied to the formed ulcers, proteolytic enzymes, healing and disinfectant ointment.

You can not massage, squeeze or pierce boils, as it leads to the development of serious complications that may even result in death. If the boil is on your face, or because of the inflammatory focus other sites well-being is deteriorating rapidly, an urgent need to seek medical help.

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Natural treatment for boils, carbuncles and ulcers

The simplest treatment for boils, carbuncles and ulcers   - attachment warm compress (clean gauze material, soaked in warm water). In most cases, this is enough. Then boil "matures", bursts, and pain are reduced.

Here are some of the most common and effective treatment for boils at home:

  • Neem - a proven treatment for boils and carbuncles at an early stage. Grind neem bark, add a small amount of water and apply the mixture on the affected area.
  • Another effective remedy for boils - wood castor. Grind the bark of castor beans and mix with the root Triathema monogyna. The resulting mixture was put on the boil.
  • Do not pollute the intestines, avoid acidic and fatty foods.
  • Crush two or three cloves of fresh garlic and apply this paste on the boil.
  • Melons clean the intestines and blood, so when abrasions recommended to include them in the diet.
  • A paste of turmeric - a proven means for the treatment of boils. Mix equal proportions of fresh ginger Ginger and the most unexpected, but pleasant useful properties  Ginger and the most unexpected, but pleasant useful properties
   thick and turmeric. Slightly warm the mixture and apply to the boil.