Finding an effective skin boil remedy can be difficult. A skin boil (aka skin abscess) is a localized infection deep in the skin. Boil skin infections generally start as a reddened, tender area. Over time, the area becomes firm and hard. Eventually, the center of the abscess softens and becomes filled with infection-fighting white blood cells. The combination of white blood cells, bacteria, and proteins is known as pus. Eventually, the pus "forms a head," which in due course drains.

Boil treatment is very important. If left untreated, a skin boil can spread and/or become infected. If it becomes infected, antibiotics are necessary.

Fortunately, there is a very safe and effective boil remedy . It disinfects the area of the boil, prevents the infection from spreading, and helps to speed up the healing process. For information on the best boil remedy, follow this link to NZ Manuka Oil. For additional information about boils, please continue reading.

Boil symptoms

Boil symptoms include:

  • Pus-filled lumps that are red, tender, and painful.
  • The center of the lump will become yellow or white when it is ready to drain pus.
  • People with multiple boils can develop fever and/or swollen lymph nodes. A boil that keeps recurring is called chronic furunculosis.
  • Some people have itching before the boil develops.
  • Boils are most often found on the face, back, shoulders, underarms and buttocks.

Causes of boils

Many things can cause boil skin infections. They include:

  • Ingrown hair.
  • Result of a splinter or other foreign material that gets lodged in the skin.
  • Plugged sweat glands that become infected. (This is the most common cause of boil skin infections).
  • Any break in the skin, even a small cut or scrape, can develop into an abscess, which can become infected with bacteria.

Treatment for boils

It is important to treat a boil immediately. Complications can set in if left untreated. Skin boils are extremely contagious. If the pus leaks from the boil it can spread to nearby skin and cause more boils to form. The pus can also enter the blood stream and spread the infection to other parts of your body.

We have been recommending a treatment for boils for several years now. It is all natural, and many people see dramatic improvement in as little as 24 hours. It is called NZ Manuka Oil. Follow this link for more information on how this treatment for boils will help you.

Boil prevention

If you are prone to boil skin infections, there are measures that you can take to prevent boils from developing:

Washing your skin with antibacterial soap will prevent bacteria from building up and infecting your pores.

The regular use of an abrasive brush (such as a loofah) often helps. It will help to break up oil plugs that build up around hair follicles.

If you have any questions about boil skin infections, or our recommended boil remedy, please contact us.

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