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how to get rid of boils that comes after every 2/3 months regularly?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Boils: Mmay be colonized with MRSA ( methacillin resistent staph aureus) or other staph. Wash daily, clean clothes , wash after sweating. Can try Hibiclens - sold in pharmacies- used in the hospital prior to surgery. Decreases bacterial count. use 1-2 x/wk ( do not use in eyes , mouth mucus membranes or genitals). Would just also check CBC, immunoglobulins , sed rate.f/u/ w/ doc

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