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A 45-year-old female asked about a 50-year-old female:

heart patient with a boil and running a fever?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Boil causing fever: You hate to think that a simple boil can become more complicated but certainly it can. This depends on the type of germ causing the infection & the person (you) dealing with the infection. Hopefully u can get some help, because in ur case I'm worried ur body is struggling to control this disease. Best to call your primary doc now & ask what to do. You may need antibiotics or even a quick drainage.

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Last updated Jul 27, 2014

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