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Boils under breasts on belly and groin what is it?

Boils under breasts on belly and groin what is it?

An infection: Please have this medically evaluated forth with. ...Read more

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Boil (Definition)

Boil is also known as Abscess. A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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I get boils under my breast physician thinks it is MRSA could i die from that?

I get boils under my breast physician thinks it is MRSA could i die from that?

Unlikely: Mrsa is generally a skin infection and will not kill you unless it gets into the bloodstream, which means that these skin infections need attention when they happen and you need to discuss prevention with a doctor. ...Read more

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I get boils under my breast , underarms and underwear line and also on my leg by my underwear line.What is it?What do I do to get rid of them?

Hidradenitis?: It sounds like you might have hidradenitis suppurativa, which is a condition where sweat glands become chronically infected, forming boils or abscesses. It commonly occurs in the armpits and groin but can happen in other places also. You need to see a doctor for this. Treatment can include chronic antibiotics and sometimes even surgery. ...Read more

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I have a boil like cyst that reoccurs on the outside under both my breasts and it irritates the surrounding area what is this?

I have a boil like cyst that reoccurs on the outside under both my breasts and it irritates the surrounding area what is this?

Folliculitis…: Is possible. If these are recurrent is possibly caused by staph bacteria and increasingly more common a specific type of staph bacteria called MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus). If this is the case it can be treated with an oral antibiotic and often the concomitant use of an antibiotic ointment intranasally. Occasionally these have to be drained surgically. ...Read more

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I get these sores under my breast and on my stomach and under my arms i get these boil like sores on my stomach mostly where my bra rubs on my stomach and around the arm pits. When i pop them i get a lot of mixed puss and blood. Some of them I have to pop

Another : Another possibility is hidradenitis suppurativa, which is a condition where one gets boils under the armpits, under the breasts, and in the groin area. This condition would require a visit to a dermatologist for diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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How can I treat boils/abcess on my bum, in between my legs/groin area, under my breasts and under arms?

How can I treat boils/abcess on my bum, in between my legs/groin area, under my breasts and under arms?

See Dermatologist: For a single boil, you can do sitz baths where you soak in the bath tub for 10 minutes 1-2x/day and this usually helps. However, what you are describing sounds like hidradenitis suppurativa. See http://mayocl.In/pyza6t . I would recommend that you see a dermatologist for treatment as you may need antibiotics and/or other treatments. ...Read more

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I have a rash that resembles boils all over my sides, breasts and back. There are about 50 of them. Very painful. What should I do?

I have a rash that resembles boils all over my sides, breasts and back. There are about 50 of them. Very painful. What should I do?

Boil rash on side: What you describe may be shingles(herpes zoster) i doubt they are boils. Shingles are very painful and go around usually on one side of your body. See your doctor because early treatment is very important to prevent complications. ...Read more

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