Patient Comments: Boils - Effective Treatments

What kinds of treatments have been effective for your boils?

Comment from: seansgurl, 35-44 Male (Caregiver) Published: December 07

My fiance has gotten one a year for five years. Over the last 4 weeks he has had 3: two on his rib cage within two inches of each other and one on his wrist. These are very painful spots. He just keeps them covered with a sterile non stick patch covered with triple-antibiotics and within 10 days they are draining, but he always gets this core that's semi-solid and when pulled out there is left a hole in his skin that he covers the same.

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