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CARBUNCLE

CARBUNCLE
CARBUNCLE

WHAT IS CARBUNCLE?


Carbuncle is a skin infection that often involves a group of hair follicles. The infection material forms a lump,which occurs deep in the skin and often contain pus.When a person has many carbuncles,the condition is called carbunculosis.


Risk factors


  • Poor hygiene
  • Diabetes
  • A weak immune system
  • Dermatitis
  • Kidney disease
  • Shaving and other activities that break the hair

Complication 


  • Sepsis
  • Infection to other parts

SYMPTOMS & CAUSES


Symptoms of carbuncles


  • Pain and itching
  • Redness in affected part
  • Discharge of pus
  • Fever and chill
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling of general sickness
  • Swelling in nearby tissues and lymph nodes

Causative agent of carbuncle


Staphylococcus aureus


DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT


Diagnosis of this condition is made my physical examination. 

A sample of pus may be taken for lab investigation to detect the bacteria .


Treatment


  • Antibiotics
  • Pain relievers
  • Antibacterial soaps
  • Surgery

MANAGEMENT


  • Wash your hands before eating and after using the bathrooms
  • Shower often to keep your skin free of bacteria.
  • Avoid squeezing boils or rubbing any broken skin.
  • Wash your clothes,sheets and towels regularly in hot water

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT OF CARBUNCLE


Homeopathy medicine for carbuncles

  • Hepar sulphuris
  • Arsenic album
  • Calendula
  • Echinacea angustifolia
  • Mercurius solubilis
  • Silicea
  • Tarentula cubensis

Medicines should always be taken after consulting a good homeopath only.


DO'S & DON'TS


DO'S


  • Wash hands frequently
  • Maintain hygiene
  • Wash your clothes well
  • Dry your clother in sun
  • bath everyday

DON'TS


  • Don't squeeze the boils.
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