PIGSA

pigsá
a boil on the skin, carbuncle

pigsá sa singit
a boil in the groin area

pigsá sa kilikili
a furuncle in the armpit

dambuhalang pigsá
gigantic boil

Boils are bacterial infections of hair follicles and surrounding skin that form small blister-like swellings containing pus around the follicle.


The Tagalog word for ‘to boil a liquid’ is kulô.

Pakuluin mo muna ang tubig.
Boil the water first.