I am having 8 painful boils at my back I

Patient : I am having 8 painful boils at my back. I am taking amphicilin 250 mg. Taking 3 tablets in a day for last 3 days. It is not much helped. Still having pain, even unable to sit
Doctor :   Hi, Thanks for the query. I understand your concern. Sometimes severe infection may not get treated with single antibiotic. You may need to undergo incision and drainage of the boils to let out pus under antibiotic coverage. Better to prefer higher antibiotics along with anaerobic organisms coverage with your doctor's advice. Sitz bath can give some relief. Please check for your blood sugar levels once. Take care.

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