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Recurring boils in groin area

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
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.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
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
Dermatology 22 years experience
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 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Long-term antibiotic: Hidradenitis supprativa is a recurrent condition resulting from inflammation following the clogging of apocrine gland. Some patients require long-term... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Suggesting: Hidradenitis suppurativa, with other conditions still possible. Antibiotics are the mainstay treatment, rubbing, pressure and or irritation should be ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
This usually represents colonization of a persons body by staph germs, often located in the moist area of the nasal passages. Transfer from nose/face ... Read More
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