A 20-year-old female asked:
my father has an infected boil on his bad, it's causing him severe pain, could this be staph infection?
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Dr. Emily Altman answered
27 years experience Dermatology
Yes, it can: Any skin lesion that is causing severe pain should be shown to a dermatologist right away. If a dermatologist is not available, see your primary care doctor or go to the er.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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