Trinidad and Tobago
A 40-year-old female asked:
I had a boil under the left arm i did a surgery on oct last year and the doc remove my sweat gland but present the boil appears again?
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Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Boils: Apparently staphylococcus bacteria are colonizing your armpit making you susceptible to recurrent boils. Sometimes a course of a potent antistaphyloccus antibiotic for 10 to 14 days is needed to eradicate these bacteria colonizing your skin. Discuss this with your physician if further boils occur.
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Last updated Jun 11, 2014
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