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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can get a boil in your rectum.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You should see a doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: abscess is rare unless you had one before or you have disease that can cause fistula most likely it is either a hemorrhoid,or anal fissure that can ca ... Read More
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Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Take more pictures: Set up Health Tap consultation with a Dermatologist and see if they can give you some guidance
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Needs antibiotics: Likely will need to visit a Doctor. Usually needs oral antibiotics and sometimes incision and drainage under Anesthesia by a surgeon. It is in a diffi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Red,swollen, hot,: Like a boil anywhere else
A male asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
41 years experience Family Medicine
Boil: with all of the new MRSA staph infections out there. You really should have a doctor look at this boil to make sure it does not need to be lanced and ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Boil: Make sure that what you have is a boil(abscess-infection). The only real treatment is to cure the infection with an antibiotic.
A female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
27 years experience Dermatology
You may need surgery: Non-healing sores require proper evaluation. I would suggest that you have a physician examine the area and see if it looks suspicious. Some non-hea ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I would not do it.: You can pull off layers of skin when you wax. This can reduce the natural protectiveness of skin and set you up for spread of whatever organism is cau ... Read More

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