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I had Marsha lost my hip should I be concerned about a boil on my chin that it may be an infection

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
If : If you have an infection with a "hole", that would typically require an antibiotic to be prescribed. Prompt treatment will not only cure the infectio ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, please: Better see your doctor or go to urgent care, cover it for now with a clean dressing, wish you wellness

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If you have a boil: It needs to be drained.....don't let an infection fester.
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Dr. Jill Butler
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible Infection: You should be evaluated, in person, for possible recurrence of MRSA infection. Prednisone can weaken your immune system and make you more prone to inf ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is a strong: Possibility. Please have this medically evaluated.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No.: If there is an infection, these are caused by bacteria. There are many types of bacteria. Staph aureus happens to be one of the most common organisms ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infection: Yes. A physician can examine this in person and identify it. If it is unidentifiable then a culture can be taken of the sore. This question will be a ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
See a doctor: It sounds like you have a skin infection and should see a doctor.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Needs to be drained: Drainage indicated an infected sweat gland or oil gland. If it drained a little bit, then it needs to be drained more by a bigger cut by a doctor. PLE ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Decolonization: Staph aureus may colonize your nose and back of throat and then the skin surface. You should make an attempt to reduce or eliminate this by nasal bac ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, an untreated staph infection can be dangerous. Staph aureus is a bacteria that live on our skin, but if it is driven under the surface of the sk ... Read More
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