Furuncle treatment and symptoms. Furuncle is also known as boil. Boil is a very painful condition. Small boil last for 3 to 4 days. large boil last for 10 to 12 days. Even it may takes 21 days to heal. You should know the furuncle treatment and home remedies for furuncle.
The symptoms of boil furuncle are -the the swelling all over the area around boil. Boils are so much painful along with swelling there is redness also.
If pus gets formed into the boil, then it ruptures spontaneously. If this doesn’t occur ,medical intervention needed. There are many rumours in our society, about boil. Here we are discussing about home remedies for a boil, boil allopathic and ayurvedic treatments etc.
What is boil?
Boil and furuncle is a bacterial infection, mainly caused by staphylococcus bacteria. This is a hair root infection. The common sites of these staphylococcal infection are neck, shoulders, face and buttocks. If the boil is small then it heals spontaneously in 7 to 8 days. For this small boil, there are many home remedies that are much more helpful.
Furuncle home remedies
1 hot compresses- Take a cloth, cotton cloth then warm this cloth on heated pan. Then apply this hot compress over the boil for ripening. This should be done for at least 15 to 20 minutes at a time and 2-3 times a day.
2. Hot turmeric powder paste- Take a teaspoon full of turmeric powder, then mix it in 1 teaspoon full of hot water. Make this paste medium then apply this hot turmeric paste over the boil area 2 to 3 times a day.
3. Neem oil- Neem Oil contains antibiotic and antiseptic properties. Applied the neem oil 3 to 4 times a day. It will cure boil within no time.
4. Green tea- Boil the green tea leaves properly for 3-4 minutes, then soak a piece of water in it. With the help of a cotton apply the green tea over the the Furuncle. It helps in ripening the boil and healing the wound.
Precautions to take in furuncle
Do not rupture the boil by yourself. Don’t try to squeeze the pus from the boil. This leads to spreading of infection to the deeper area. You can only apply the clean and hot cotton cloth over it. Wait for automatic busting of the boil. Change the cloth frequently.
If boil is large that means 3 to 4 cm in diameter, then you should consult to a physician or family doctor. They will give you five to seven days of proper antibiotic course, painkiller and anti inflammatory drugs. Dr do a proper dressing over it.
Furuncle treatment and minor procedure
If your boil is too large, that means more than four centimetre. Then there is a small procedure needed. The procedure named incision and Drainage. The procedure needs a surgeon who drains all the pus pockets. There is a need of proper dressing for 15 days.
Take the proper antibiotic and anti-inflammatory tablet course, given by your family doctor. I have given you the all information about boil. If you follow these instructions then you will definitely get rid of boil early.