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where do boils come from and how can prevent it from coming back i get a lot on my butt area

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BOILS: A boil a skin infection that usually starts in a hair follicle or in an oil gland. It 's usually due to a staphylococcus (staph) germ. You will proba ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Try : Try bleach bath-1/2 cup in full tub of water. Soak 10 minutes. Do this 2 to 3 times a week. Use hibiclens soap daily.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Chlorehexidine: usually I send my patients to Infectious disease clinic to get tested and make sure they have no immunodeficiency causing the recurrence plus they poe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Source Control: If extensive, you may need to take an antibiotic by mouth to address your infection. I would also think carefully about what your head is touching- Y ... Read More

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