I read on here yesterday about a remedy mixing 2 crushed up aspirin with tea tree oil and Vicks vapor rub. My boil was from an ingrown hair that contracted a staph infection, and my doctor told me to put hot compresses on it, as hot as I can stand it, and if it didn't pop after three days I had to come in to get it lanced. After seeing my boyfriend get a staph infection boil lanced and being almost incapacitated from the pain, I got frantic after it didn't pop after 2 days. I went to CVS, bought the ingredients for the mixture, started with a hot compress on it, and then put on the Vicks mixture over night, covered with a gauze pad. I got INSTANT relief from the mixture and the very next day it had formed a head and barely started to drain, until I only slightly touched it and 70% of whatever that stuff was shot out of it! I about lost my lunch right then, but ever since its been completely relieved from pain and slowly draining on its own! I've kept clean gauze pads over it with the vicks mixture on it and changed the pads every few hours or so. Vicks opens your pores, tea tree oil is a natural (STINKY) antiseptic that is naturally very good for your skin, and the aspirin immediately enters your blood stream from absorption into the skin through the vicks, so it gives almost instant pain relief. My advice however is DO NOT SQUEEZE YOUR BOILS!!! If it is a bacterial infection or staph infection like mine it will push the bacteria out into your skin and cause more boils to form. If you want to try and drain it then you need to VERY GENTLY press down on the skin around the opening of the boil and not force it out aggressively. Like I said, mine was barely touched and most of the 'stuff' shot out. This remedy is VERY effective! Hope it helps you as well!
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