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i have a boil on my breast

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If the area of redness and swelling is getting bigger, you need to be evaluated. Sometimes antibiotics or incision and drainage is needed. Best wi ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Boil: If the boil does not resolve, you need to see your doctor for oral antibiotics.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: Hopefully, you did not pop this by squeezing it; however, the hole you describe is an abscess cavity and must be examined and possibly treated with an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to surgeon: You need to be checked by the doc that did the drainage. It likely will resolve - after it is emptied, it takes time for the inflammation to easy off. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
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Folliculitis…: Is possible. If these are recurrent is possibly caused by staph bacteria and increasingly more common a specific type of staph bacteria called MRSA (m ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Let it drain.: If it recurs, see a doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
28 years experience Integrative Medicine
YEAST: Intertrigenous areas such as under the breasts, fat folds, under arms, etc. Are prone to developing yeast infections in the follicles of your skin bec ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Boils: I suspect MRSA. Please see your doctor and get appropriate treatment.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: Please see your doc; while small boils can sometimes drain on their own, many needed to be drained in the clinic. Also you might need antibiotics to ... Read More
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