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Raymondville, TX
A 34-year-old female asked:

boils around the genital and buttocks area. its it common to have them every time my menstrual cycle begins. i've been getting them for about 3 yrs.

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Dr. Keith Leap
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Get checked: Has your gynecologist seen them when this occurs? You should arrange that. They could be cultured to see if they are truly infectious boils, and if they are viral or bacterial. in the mean time, warm soaks in the tub may help, along with careful cleaning of the areas with soap and water.

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Last updated Apr 30, 2018

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