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My boil is at least one week old and is now bleeding a bit

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My boil is at least one week old and is now bleeding a bit . what can I do right away?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 6 years ago.



Greetings and welcome to justanswer,


do you have fever, pus discharge or swelling?

did you consult a doctor yet?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I have no fever, have not detected pus or swelling, as the boil is on the vulva and is hard to see . I have not consulted my doctor because of the embarrassment.
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 6 years ago.



Thank you for the information,


There are some common causes of such condition like boils, prolapse, warts, genital growth due to cancer, etc.


You should not feel embrassed and consult the gyanecologist for the proper physical examination.


The bleeding is encouraged to drain out any pus.You may clean the area with antiseptic solution and apply the antibiotic ointment over it.The oral antibiotics may be prescribed to treat the bacterial infection and prevent from systemic spread.


Here is the link for more information


treatment of boil


Let em know if you have any doubt.


Thank you!

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