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Blood boils at approximately the same temperature as water, around 100 degrees centigrade. Human blood is essentially a water solution, made up primarily of water. The salt in the blood, a concentration of approximately ... More »

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A physician prescribes antibiotics to treat an infected boil to eliminate the bacteria in the body, according to WebMD. Physicians may also opt to drain the boil and perform a culture to evaluate the type of bacteria tha... More »

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An infection of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria is the most common cause of boils, especially when transmitted through an open cut or insect bite, explains Mayo Clinic. For most boils, home treatment with a warm compress ... More »

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