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recurring boils in groin area

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph aureus: Recurrent boils are usually, but not always due to staphylococcus aureus. Lancing one of these and culturing it and determining the sensitivity of th ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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How big?: how big are these boils? Bartholin's glands? Folliculitis? If folliculitis, try Erythromycin E-Pads daily for a month or two. Good luck.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Boils are not: fun, so I would try warm compresses but make appointment with dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment!
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Boils : Recurrent boils in armpits and groin can be due to hidradenitis . Swabs and long term antibiotics are options . Please discuss with your GP .
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Zeasorb: Botox is fda approved for treating excessive sweating involving the underarms. For the groin area, using a powder such as zeasorb powder can help mini ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Suggesting: Hidradenitis suppurativa, with other conditions still possible. Antibiotics are the mainstay treatment, rubbing, pressure and or irritation should be ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Shaving: Shaving nicks the skin and the razor may be introducing bacteria into the skin. Use a new razor or razor blade each time you shave. Wash the skin good ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
Might be HS: Hidradenitis Suprativa is a possibility. There are antibiotics as well as biologics available to treat this. Suggest you see a dermatologist if proce ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Boils: See your doctor about treatment with antibiotics. Also he want to get a blood test to find out why your sick so much.

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