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Boils Treatment – Acute Care, Skin Care Tips, and Nutrition

When you think of treating boils there are some homemade boil treatments you can use – like heat and hygiene. But how to treat a boil and keeping the boil from recurring is equally important which taking good care of your skin, having a healthy diet, and behaviors you can adapt that will keep the […]

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Maybe You’re Wondering: Are Boils Contagious?

According to Matthew Hoffman, MD at WebMD.com of Internal Medicine at Emory University: Boils themselves are not contagious, but the bacteria that cause boils are. Boils are skin infections, commonly caused by the bacteria in the family staphylococcus or by other bacteria. The bacteria manage to temporarily evade the body’s defenses and grow in a tightly defined area. […]

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