What Is A Boil And What Are My Treatment Options?

March 2, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

What is a boil? The truth is, a lot of people really don’t know… perhaps you’re one of them. Many people think skin boils and pimples are the same thing, for instance, but that’s not necessarily the case.

Like a pimple, boils do start as a red, sensitive area on the skin. However, boils go much deeper than pimples and usually are much larger. Pimples are basically surface irritations but they certainly can develop into skin boils too. Read more

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What Are The Common Causes Of Boils On Skin?

February 25, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Skin boils are ugly, sensitive and often painful. If you suffer from frequent boils and know the misery they can cause, you’ve probably wondered about the cause of boils on skin and how to stop them. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about boils.

First, it’s important to understand that all boils are not the same. They come in several varieties including pilonidal cysts, furuncle, carbuncle and hidradenitis supperativa to name a few. Regardless of which type you have, they can be extremely painful as well as embarrassing for many people. Read more

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