For most people, popping or bursting seems to easiest way to get rid boils fast. It all depends on how you will carry out the procedure. If done wrong, it can worsen the condition. Read on find out more on how to do it correctly without hurting, using a bottle and safety precautions
How to Pop a Boil with no Head without Hurting
Popping a boil is not something that is recommended for the healing process. If you wish it to be popped however, there is a procedure that this can be done without any chances of an infection or scarring which would occur in most cases:
You should apply a warm compress on the boil. This is a method that can help to bring the pus closer to your skin and enable you to get rid of it. Further, it helps you reduce the pain that comes with draining of the pus.
Once you are done with the compress, prick the top of the boil and once the pus begins to flow out, use some pressure on the boil in the sense that you pull the skin away from the boil rather than squeezing the boil. This reduces the chances of hurting yourself.
Once you are done with the process, ensure you wash your hands thoroughly with warm water and an antibacterial soap.
Further, you can use an ointment on the area then close up the area with the help of a bandage
You should continue with the procedure on a daily basis till the boil goes away.
How to get a Boil to Pop Overnight & Fast
You cannot only get rid of the boils by popping them, but also applying some antibiotic creams. On the contrary, there are some home remedies that you can use to get rid of the boil fast or may be overnight. They include:
it has high amounts of sulfur compounds like allicin and ajoene. These are very helpful in helping you to cure the boils. Further, garlic has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties that would be useful to treat the boils fast.
- Make a paste out of some cloves of garlic, add some olive oil and then apply to the affected area gently
- Cover the applied area using a gauze or a medical tap
- Give it about 3 hours and then apply another paste
- Repeat the procedure about 4 times in a day until the boil bursts
It has so many compounds that would be useful in helping to cure boils. Just to mention, it has essential oils, salts, potassium and flavonoids which have antifungal, antiseptic, pain relieving, anti-inflammatory and anti-coagulant properties that will cure boils and relieve the pain. More so, red onions are known to detoxify, disinfect wounds as they relieve the swelling that comes by.
- Slice a piece of onion and then apply to the affected area after which you tie it up
- Allow the onion some 4 hours on the area then get a fresh onion
- Carry out the procedure about four times in a day
Apple cider vinegar
It has high levels of acid because of the acetic, citric and malic acid. Further, it has minerals salts, enzymes as well as amino acids. More to that, the vinegar has antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and anti-inflammatory and thus treating boils.
- Dilute the apple cider vinegar before use
- Warm the diluted apple cider vinegar to a lukewarm temperature
- Get a cotton ball and then soak in the apple cider
- After that, apply it to the boil and give it some time to take effect
- Carry out the procedure three times a day till the pus oozes out
- Once you have the pus cleared, you could get the apple cider vinegar and mix with some equal amount of honey and then use a cloth dipped in the mix to apply to the affected area.
Turmeric is known to possess antibiotic properties that are known to cure skin ailments that are associated with boils. It has a group of oils called volatile oils that contain anti-inflammatory properties and hence treats boils. It helps to make the boils ripe at a fast rate.
- Get the turmeric and then mix with some water to make a paste
- After this, apply the paste to the affected area
- Cover the area with some bandage and leave it for about 30 minutes
- Rinse the area and then repeat the procedure three times in a day
- To enhance the antibiotic properties of the turmeric, you could add some milk and drink it so as to cure from the inside.
It has antifungal and antibiotic properties that makes it one of the oldest remedy in treatment of boils. Neem would give you relief from pain, irritation and itchiness. Further, it draws out pus from the boil and thus helping you recover.
- Grind the neem leaves and then mix with some water
- Apply it to the affected area three times a day till you obtain relief
Tea tree oil
It contains antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties that would cure the boil within the shortest time. Previously, it has been shown to treat ringworms, psoriasis, and itchy scalp thus the usefulness for boils.
- Wash the affected area with warm water and a medicated soap
- Take a cotton ball and then soak it in the oil and apply to the boil
- Cover the area with a bandage and leave it for some time
- Apply the oil to the area about four times till you get better results
Black cumin seeds or black seeds
For long, it has been known for its antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Further, it has been known to boost the immune system of the body. The active ingredient that are for this purpose is called thymoquinone.
- Using the seeds, make either a hot or cold beverage
- Take these two times in a day
It has been found to very effective in the treatment of the boils. To this, it has antibacterial, antiviral antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Take a few drops of the castor oil and then apply to the area using a cotton ball or gauze
- Cover the area using a bandage so as to enable the skin around to absorb the oil
- Let the oil to be interact with the boil for some time for about three hours or even overnight
- Repeat this process to obtain the best results
It is a drying agent and it helps to this therefore helps to bring the head of the boil closer to the skin and in the long run you will be able to drain it. Apart from that, it will help to reduce the pain that comes with boils.
- Take a tablespoon of the salt and then add about three cups of water
- Mix the contents and then soak a cotton ball
- Dan the area with the soaked cotton ball to the affected area
- Give it about 15 minutes
- Repeat the procedure four times every day to get the best results
Potatoes are known to contain anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties. Apart from that, it contains potassium and magnesium and this goes a long way to bring about fast healing.
- Grate some potato sand make juice out of it
- Apply to the affected area and then give it some time to dry
- Carry out the procedure four times a day till you witness some changes
Milk and bread
Milk gives a soothing effect to the skin around the boil. Mixture of milk and bread in the long run brings about very effective and admirable results. They draw pus from the boil and gives a relief from the pain.
- Heat a cup of milk and add some salt, then add pieces of bread so as to make a thick mixture then mix them well
- Apply the mixture to the affected area and perhaps repeat these three times a day
How to Pop a Boil with a Bottle without Pain
In order to use the bottle:
- Place a very clean bottle in a pot that has very warm or hot water
- Let the bottle to stand for about 15 minutes
- After that, remove the bottle from the hot water and then remove the water
- Using the opening of the bottle, place it over the boil
- Hold the bottle in place and ensure that it does not get in touch with the boil
- Carry on with the procedure till you notice some relief
Precautions & Safety Measures when Busting/Popping Boils
You should be careful to look into the following issues if you intend to pop your boil:
- Always ensure that you wash your hand after you are done popping your boil
- Do not squeeze or scratch the boil or even try popping it unless you equip yourself with the best method of how to do it. Squeezing or scratching it would make the inflammation and pain to become worse. It may make the infection to be deeper and worse.
- Always ensure that you don’t use a needle or attempt to manhandle the boils so as to avoid it from spreading.
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