BY PRINCELY ONYENWE, IMO
People are becoming worried over the appearance of boils on human private parts and wondering how possible Medical practitioners will help to proffer home remedies and permanent cures.
A medical expert who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that some boils are not a cause for concern as they gradually become less painful and finally vanish after a few days or weeks.
In furtherance, he pointed out the possible cause of Boils on private parts of human beings as viz:
- Staphylococcus infection
- Ingrown hairs
- Poor hygiene
- Tight fitted clothes
- A weakened immune system
- Excessive shaving
- Poor nutrition
He added that boils are irritating-pus-filled, swollen bumps that form underneath the skin, they could even form on most parts of the body.
In his words, “Boils can form in public areas or private parts, such as, armpits, vagina or penis which are most times, very irritating embarrassing and discomforting”
“Boils can be very painful and problematic in some parts of the body as they grow and increase in size”
“Some will be so painful that dose of treatment would be administered to ease the pain and seize the growth.
“They are home remedies that can be applied for the treatment of boils. You would wonder what type of home remedies is applicable to boil, well, that’s why I’m here”
Recall that when boils are not treated appropriately, they could multiply, magnify and spread to other areas of the body.
Importantly, when bacterias such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Chlamydia trachomatis etc infect the hair follicles in the private parts, the boil can come up.
The expert hinted that home remedies for boils in private parts are good but advised that the most appropriate is to keep to good hygiene as stated below.
- Press With Warm Cloth
Soak a cloth in warm water, squeeze out the excess water, then apply at the boil spot for some second, continue with this method for some time.
- Wear Loose Underwear
It’s advisable to wear loose underwear until the boil is healed.
- Stop Popping or Pricking It
It’s advisable to stop popping or pricking boils in private parts as it could further spread the boil and increase pain.
- Always wash your hands before or after touching your private parts.
- Apply Ointments
Petroleum jelly can help in a very good way to soften the boils and reduce friction in the region of the boil.
- Take Painkillers
Antibiotics are not a bad suggestion when it comes to boils, simple painkillers also help to ease the pain.
He warned such patients to see a specialist doctor, if the boils persist beyond two weeks after applying the natural home remedies.
In his parting advice, the Medical expert reassured such patients of proper care and Medical counselling.
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