Furunculosis is a condition where boils appear on the body regularly, according to WebMD. Boils caused by furunculosis can appear continuously or intermittently over a period of time. A boil is identified as a red, pus-f... More »

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The cause of boils is a bacteria that enters into the skin through cuts or hair follicles, according to WebMD. Some conditions and issues may cause boils to appear more often including diabetes, issues with the immune sy... More »

Treatments for boils on the buttocks include warm compress applications and topical antibiotics, explains WebMD. Warm compresses help to draw the infection out of the skin, while topical ointments help to minimize infect... More »

A furuncle, also called a boil, is an infected hair follicle, whereas a carbuncle is several infected hair follicles, or boils, under the skin that converge to create one pus-filled sack above the skin, according to WebM... More »

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Home treatment for boils includes applying warm compresses or soaking the boil in warm water and keeping the sore clean and medicated once the boil bursts, according to WebMD. Wait for the boil to burst rather than attem... More »

Home treatments for boils on the buttocks include application of a heated compress and submerging the boil in warm water, according to WebMD. These treatments help decrease pain and cause the pus to come to the surface o... More »

Applying warm, wet compresses is a home remedy suitable for treating boils on the skin, according to WebMD. This brings the boil to a head and causes it to burst. Once the boil drains, washing it several times a day, app... More »

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