What is the remedy about?
Boils are pus-filled abscesses on the skin that form due to a bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus. They often occur due to poor hygiene or malnutrition but can occur due to a weak immune system or exposure to certain chemicals or medication. Fortunately, not only are they external skin issues and easy to spot, they can also be treated at home. Here are some methods for treating boils:
Are there any side effects?
These remedies are quite safe and there is no risk of side-effects occurring if they are administered properly and with care. In certain specific cases, however, there is a possibility of side-effects occurring. These side-effects are usually the result of uninformed administration of the remedies or due to lack of caution on part of the people administering the treatment. These can be:
What are the post-remedy guidelines?
There are no major post remedy guidelines as boils are a problem that tends to subside soon with proper treatment. However, the treatment should be continued for a few days even after the problems have begun to subside, so as to prevent coagulation of the pus and keep the affected area clean and free of bacteria. Other things to be kept in mind are:
How long does it take to recover?
These remedies will begin showing results as soon as they are applied. The warm compress will begin draining the pus from the first application itself. However, when applied twice daily, this remedy will take between one to two weeks to completely heal the area affected. If you are looking for more rapid results, you can apply the warm compress, followed by the Tea Tree Oil, up to six times a day.
Are the results of the remedy permanent?
When administered safely and correctly the results of the remedy should be permanent. However, since boils can be cause by immune problems, poor nutrition or poor hygiene among many other issues, they may recur in other areas of the body if the underlying cause is not addressed.
Is there any training or experts required?
As it is a fairly simple procedure that can be administered with household items and over the counter medication, there is no training required to administer such a home remedy. However, it does not hurt to consult a doctor on how apply this home remedy in your particular case.
Approx Rs 50 - Rs 500
Considering that this is a simple procedure that can be administered with over the counter medication and regular household items, there is no training required to perform it.