A boil is an infection of a hair follicle and the surrounding skin.They are caused when germs enter the body through tiny cuts in the skin. It begins as a reddened and tender area that fills with pus as white blood cells enter in to fight the infection.
Boils can form anywhere in the body. They are common in the face, neck, armpits, shoulders, back and buttocks. They pain a lot when pus continue to collect under the skin but eases as fluids begin to drain.
Some symptoms of the boils include;
1. Skin turns red, painful, warm and swollen.
2. Other boils appear around the other boil
3. They may cause fever
Here are some home remedies for the boils;
1. Compress the area with the boil with a warm cloth.
2. Wash the boil area with an antibacterial soap.
3. Use antibiotics as prescribed by a doctor
One should seek medical assistance when fever worsen , the pain becomes severe and more boils appear.
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