A 25-year-old female asked:
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had a boil on the left side of my buttocks around dec of last year... it pop but now it's backs again in the same place ...is that normal please help.

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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
MRSA: You have staph. You need antibiotics and possibly minor surgery. Please go see a doctor.
Answered on Apr 19, 2014

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