Boils are one of the most common skin disorders that everyone has encountered. Some of the most common places where we get affected by boils are the face, armpit, and throat. However, there are a few among us that have boils on our thighs and buttocks and this article shows us how to get rid of boils on inner thighs and buttocks.
Blisters, boils, or ulcers usually stem from hair follicles that are inflamed. Another reason for the appearance of boils can be a hormonal disbalance or maybe even sweat retention.
Boils form when the skin – to be more precise, a hair follicle or an oil gland in the skin – get infected. In the initial stages of the infection you can only notice some redness, but after a few days (usually four to six) the spot becomes swollen, a tender lump develops and gets filled with white and yellowish pus.
The common cause of lump under armpits and buttocks is a bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. Due to the accumulation of the pus, the skin under your thighs and buttock may fill painful. You should note that a boil is not an infection, but a symptom of an underlying health complication. Please visit your health care provider to get diagnosed to establish the actual cause of the boils.
Since these are so uncomfortable and are an often occurrence for so many people, we’ve compiled a list of eight remedies that are going to help you get rid of them!
Tea tree oil
Because of its antibacterial properties, tea tree oil is an excellent home remedy to cure a boil or cyst on your buttocks. Tea tree oil contains many compounds which kill off skin infections and help painful lesions heal naturally. You can also use tea tree oil if you have any kind of boil on your inner thigh. It is also an excellent remedy for treating acne, and for healing blind pimples quickly and naturally.
Garlic is often used for many things because it is antibacterial and also helps treat inflammations.
Vitamins A and E
Vitamin A boosts your immunity and Vitamin E plays a key role in maintaining a healthy epidermis. Hence they can help you get rid of the boil. Cantaloupe, grapefruit, apricots, carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, winter squash, spinach, and broccoli are great sources of Vitamin A. Spinach and broccoli are also a great source of Vitamin E, along with tree nuts (especially almonds and hazelnuts), olives, papaya, parsley, avocado, and kale. If you do not fancy consuming all these foods, then you can always turn to supplements.
Aloe vera is another natural ingredient that can help to get rid of the discomfort that a butt boil causes. Aloe vera is full of skin healing properties that can also help soothe irritated skin and reduce skin redness.
Onions have antibacterial qualities which make them the perfect candidates to put into use for treating boils. Take a piece of onion and place it right over the boil, you can even wrap it around with a clean cloth and repeat the ritual three to four times a week.
Epsom salt is an astringent, which can draw out the pus and associated impurities from your boil. Its antibacterial properties protect the area from secondary infections as well. There are a couple of ways you can use Epsom salt to treat your boils.
Castor oil is helpful for a boil in the same way that tea tree oil is, except it is gentler on the skin and can be applied on the boil in an undiluted form. Apply a few drops with the help of a cotton swab a few times during the course of the day until you get rid of the boil
Neem or divine tree has a long history of being used for an array of benefits. Using the leaves or the neem oil is good for use for when you’re struggling with boils, and other skin conditions.