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boil on my thigh it has been bursted and is opened

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I have got a boil on my thigh it has been bursted and is opend up the puss is coming as I press it I am doing warm compress also can u plz tel me y the pain is not going any oinment pain killer or antibiotic to b taken to reduce the pain is it need to dry up as the pus is already cumng out I am taking brupfen for the pain

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replied February 16th, 2017
Bacterial Disorders Answer A60372
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Ibuprofen is fine to use for pain as per need. I would advise topical polyfax or bactroban to prevent superimposed infection of the boil.

Wishing you best of health


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