Sometimes the inflammation of skin occurs due to some or the other reasons. A condition in which pus gets deposited in the tissues of our skin is clinically termed as boil. The affected area of the skin becomes tender initially, then it becomes hard and at later stage the pus starts getting produced in that area and boil happens. The main cause of the boils cannot be clearing mentioned but it occurs due to the bacteria attack.
Certain skin diseases are also responsible for the boils. The head of the boil can be surgically opened to blow out the puss and other bacterial material inside the boil. Presence of some foreign element in the skin may also cause the boils. The infection of sweat gland is also a reason for the occurrence of the boil.
Boils are very common in children below the age group of 15. However adults are also at equal risk of getting the problem. The treatment of boils must be done in time, otherwise they can be very dangerous and can cause fatal consequences. The over the counter medications for the boils are available but as we all no that there are some or the other side effects associated with these medications. Hence for a safe, comparatively cheaper and easier treatment, you can go for various home based treatments available for the boils.
Proper and regular bath with antibacterial or antiseptic soaps is very important to avoid boils. Take few cloves of garlic, make a paste and apply it externally on the boils. It will give a quick relief. Using betal leaves for the treatment of boils is very common remedy. Take few leaves of betal, warm them and coat them with castor oil. Put these castor oil coated leaves on the affected area of the skin. You will find that the boils drain out automatically after few hours. Using turmeric for the boils is also a very effective treatment. It helps the boil to burst easily. In case of complications you should consult a dermatologist.