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Boils on the knee

A male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 37 years experience
Go to doctor: One boil is one thing several weeping bills are another. There is a possibility you have a deeper infection in the area and that should be looked into... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Springer
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Coincidence: I would not think there is any medical or causal link between the flu shot and the boil. She should feel completely safe about getting one again next... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Boil and Flu.: There is no connection between the flu vaccine and a boil on the knee. Boils occur randomly and unexpectedly. Often there is no inciting factor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 29 years experience
See a doctor: Don't take a chance with your health. Diy is not a good idea with any medical procedure.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Warm compress &: Tylenol (acetaminophen). You may get by with letting it pop, aided by warm compress, and relieve the pain with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin and ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 46 years experience
Could be.: It could be a boil, could be something else - like an infection or arthritis in the knee joint. Don't take chances with your knees - if it is somethin... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: An abscess that size should be drained surgically.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Get it evaluated: This needs immediate attention. A boil is an abscess and it may need to be drained. See an orthopedist asap.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 22 years experience
See a doctor ASAP: It is impossible to diagnose by a few words and over the web. Please take him to his medical provider now. Spider bites can linger and cause signifi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 24 years experience
I : I would recommend that you see a dermatologist for culture of the boil and posssible antibiotic. They can also talk about other options to help preve... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donice Libby
21 years experience
Recurrent infection: If smaller than the size of a quarter most boils will resolve on their own. You can use a warm compress to help release any pus from the area. You may... Read More
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