A carbuncle is skin infectivity present with multiple boils on the skin. It may occur anywhere in the body caused due to bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. Carbuncles are usually seen around the nape of neck and the back.
It presents with painful boils pus discharge and necrotic (dead cells) material involving the skin and deeper tissue.
The infection is contagious and may spread to other areas of the body or other people.
There is not an accurate cause why does one get bacterial infection leads to Carbuncle. However people with diabetes and weakened immunity are more prone to develop a carbuncle.
Carbuncle can enhance due to shaving and poor hygienic conditions.
Carbuncle finds an outstanding treatment with homeopathy. Most cases heal and antibiotics can be avoided.
Most patients show significant improvement in about 5 to 6 weeks. The full length of treatment is generally for about 4 months. Some patients can require longer course of medication. It is possible to avoid antibiotic in most cases, if timely homeopathic treatment is used.