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i have boils all over my body

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Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Poss reaction to med: need to be evaluated for reaction or new infection

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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Medication: Stop medication until your symptoms clear; call your doctor in the meantime. Azathioprine is an immunosuppressant and should d not be taken if an inf ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
See doc: You may need long term antibiotics, also probably need to be treated for MRSA focus of infection in the nasal cavity. Check whether you have diabetes ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: You should let a doctor check you soon.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorta: kills the germs of the boils; doesn't get inside of the boil. Limits contagiousness, doesn't fix them. Often needs surgical drainage.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Flyer
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne: Sounds like cystic acne would have it looked at as you might be candidate for accutane.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Butt Boils: Are you a woman or a man? If you are a woman, do they appear before your period? Do you eat a lot of sweets? Do you eat nuts or peanut butter in exces ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Maybe not. Staph is very common and may be present in the boils. However, other bacteria may also be present. Best see a doctor if you aren't alrea ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes simplex: Usually forms small blisters which break open leaving little ulcerations. Your boils warrant medical evaluation. See your gynecologist.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Folliculitis: What you have might be folliculitis and you can wet a clean washcloth with warm water and put it on the bumps. When the cloth cools, reheat it with wa ... Read More

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