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Skin Boil Home Remedy Treatment

Got a painful skin boil causing you skin irritation? Want to know how to treat it using a home remedy? Our guide to acne skin boils gives you the facts & information you want to know.

Boils, whether they appear on your face or somewhere more private on your body, are extremely unsightly, often quite painful and stubbornly difficult to get rid of in a short period of time. It is understandable that anyone with an active career of social life that involves meeting lots of new people on a regular basis would detest the simple reality of having acne on your face or your neck. However, if you dislike having acne on your face, imagine the pain and discomfort associated with having a boil on your back side! Such a tribulation definitely would not do wonders for your self confidence. So what treatments are available when you have a boil? Well, treatments vary from your standard medical applications that can be bought from the pharmacy, to more traditional home remedies.

How Skin Boils are formed

In order to understand how it is exactly that a skin boil can best receive treatment one must first come to understand exactly what a boil is and how it differs from common acne lesions. A boil is essentially in many ways similar to acne. It can be considered as a very intense case of acne that is defiantly more uncomfortable to bear. Skin Boils really begins as a soft, red and sore spot that ultimately becomes a pus filled lump with a head. If numerous lumps coalesce and end up creating an even bigger lump that gives you a fever, you should seek medical attention immediately. What is the reason behind these aching skin boils? Anything from infected cuts to stress, or blocked sweat glands can cause boils to appear on your skin so you should be vigilant not to have any of these symptoms if you want to avoid getting boils.

Skin Boil Treatment

A boil can be treated using various treatments. A boil, when it gets crammed with pus and grows a little head, can usually pop of its own accord. If not you can have it surgically removed by lancing. Putting on a hot compress can typically get rid of the pain of having skin boils and make them cure sooner. Perhaps the best  conventional treatment to undergo healing of boils is to use antibiotics prescribed by your physician.

Home Remedy For Boils

Using tea tree oil on the part of skin where the boil is positioned can also facilitate in getting rid of it. Tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic that will attack the bacteria in the skin that caused the boil in the first place. Tea tree oil also dries up the skin taking some of the moisture away from the boil and creating an environment that is not conducive to the spreading of acteria.