Draining the boil is effective for the most severe boils. The Bartholin's glands secrete fluid that acts as a lubricant during sex.
Changing underwear frequently and practicing excellent hygiene can help to prevent vaginal boils. The type of antibiotic prescribed depends on the nature and severity of the person's infection.
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