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Boil usually requires oral antibiotics and you need prescription for that but since it is weekend you can go to the ER if symptoms aggravate. For now you can apply bacitracin topical antibiotic thrice a day and take ibuprofen tablet along with hot compresses so that it can be drained. Do not hesitate to go to the ER if symptoms and size of the boil increases.
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