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Boils on the knee

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 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 24 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
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 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.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 27 years experience
See a doctor: Don't take a chance with your health. Diy is not a good idea with any medical procedure.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Boils: You may be reinfecting yourself. Use antibiotic ointment in your nostrils. Take baths with soap and several tablespoons if bleach added to the bath
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Spots: It would help to see a picture, but it may be a virus known as molluscum contagiosum. See your doctor or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Get it evaluated: This needs immediate attention. A boil is an abscess and it may need to be drained. See an orthopedist asap.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 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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