I'm actually in the same situation, except mine's under my arm, and I have experience with having them. What you can do is keep a moist warm towel on it to relieve the pain and also try to bring it to a head, as once it starts draining, the pain gets better. In the meantime, taking acetaminophen will take the heat and therefore a little of the pain from it, and taking an anti-inflammatory will help with the pain from the inflammation and swelling. If it doesn't come to a head and start draining on its own, or it starts growing in size, gets harder, etc., go see a doctor ASAP as it'll probably need to be lanced and drained. They give you a local anesthetic before lancing it. It works rather well for most people and many only feel the pressure and not the pain from the procedure. And it'll actually start feeling better after having it lanced, as it allows it to drain and relieves the pressure. It's gross at first but you strangely get used to it.
I'm actually having mine lanced tomorrow, but I have to have it done under general anesthesia because local anesthetics have no effect on me and I'm hypersensitive to pain. But in an average case, it would be done with local anesthetic in an exam room. Hopefully it'll come to a head and drain on its own. But even so, you still might want to see a doctor and have the drainage tested for MRSA, because if it is, you'll have to also go on antibiotics while it's draining so that the infection totally clears up.
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