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What are some good home remedies for boils?

My son has developed a boil on his bottom. He is in a lot of pain. I'm taking him to the doctor this morning but, I was just wondering if anyone out there had some suggestions for relieving the pain, if only temporarily.

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Clairelourdes

Asked by Clairelourdes at 6:47 AM on Nov. 7, 2008 in Health

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  • Rite Aid carries this miracle ointment called "Boil Ease" in a white tube with black and red lettering.(I think it's also boxed, like toothpaste) It's got something in it that really relieves the pain. I haven't been able to find it anywhere else, but you might be luckier where you live.
    mamapotter

    Answer by mamapotter at 7:10 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • Try a warm compress. Take a washcloth and run it under warm/hot water and hold it there for a few minutes.
    lilymama03

    Answer by lilymama03 at 9:33 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

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