Bring a Boil to a Head?


If you want to bring a boil to a head you can apply heat. The best way to apply heat is to take a warm wet washcloth and place it over the boil several times a day for about 20 minutes. Use a different washcloth every time to avoid contamination. It can take up to a week for the boil to come to a head.
Q&A Related to "Bring a Boil to a Head?"
Soak a washcloth in warm salt water. Ensure that the water isn’t so hot that it will damage or irritate your skin. Apply the compress to the boil. The heat will both stimulate
Use a warm compress on the boil or take a warm
Usually this is referring to water or a similar liquid. Bring to a boil basically means you heat it on the stove until it boils. You can tell that it's boiling once the water is bubbling
soaking in water....depending on where it at, this may require you to get into the
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A boil is a deep infection of the hair follicle. A home remedy for boils is to bring them to a head. Take a wet, warm washcloth and apply it to the boil. Continue daily until the boil bursts. Apply pressure to remove the pus.
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