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I always get boils between my legs all the time. But this I can't pop it. Can someone help it hurtsbad?

I always get boils between my legs all the time. But this I can't pop it. Can someone help it hurtsbad?

C a general surgeon: The fact that u have been popping them means u r a picker, so hands off. Keep the area always clean with showers & soap & water, and cover with a band aide to remind u to keep ur hands off future occurrences. This one may need surgical draining so when u go 4 ur appointment b prepared. ...Read more

Boil (Definition)

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 had mersa 6 years ago and it went away now I have been getting little penny size boils between my legs and on the top of my but what can I do?

MRSA: Once you have MRSA you have to assume that all future skin infections are also MRSA. You should see your Primary Care provider as treatment of MRSA varies with regional susceptibility to antibiotics. ...Read more

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I'm an overweight guy who gets boils between my legs constantly. Is this a sign of concern? How can I combat these?

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See doctor: A kind of boil is of morbidity is rapid, easy to change, but risky big acute suppurative disease. ...Read more

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I get a lot of black heads ane boils between my legs. What can I do to stop them from coming back?

Maintain excellent: Hygiene. With the recurrent boils this really warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have boil type lumps between my legs & under my arms what are they?

Swollen glands?: It sounds like lymph nodes may be affected. This happens with infections, inflammation and tunors less often. I recommend that you see a local physician. ...Read more

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How can you treat a boil which is in between my legs?

How can you treat a boil which is in between my legs?

Incision and drainag: See a physician to have the lesion incised and drained of pus. Antibiotics will not help unless the pus is drained. ...Read more

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Why am I getting painful boils under my arm and between my legs?

Why am I getting painful boils under my arm and between my legs?

Armpit boils: Boils of the armpit or "axillary" region and groin develop from a number of things. Some of those include the large amount of sweat glands in the armpits and groin, the high moisture related to the region, chafing common to those regions, as well as poor hygiene, which can increase the amount of bacteria and debris within the regions. ...Read more

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I have always had boils under my arms in between my legs and on my buttocks they usually just heal but now they have gotten worse and painful Help pl?

I have always had boils under my arms in between my legs and on my buttocks they usually just heal but now they have gotten worse and painful Help pl?

Hidradenitis?: Should see your doc regarding treatment for this. May need topical or systemic antibiotics in addition to a general program of support, diet, wt loss, education, smoking cessation, etc. ...Read more

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Could a healing boil cause leg pain?

Could a healing boil cause leg pain?

Yes: It very well could be pain from the boil although other things could be contributing. Talk to you doctor if this pain persists or worsens. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Iv been working out and get a lot of moister in my vaginal area now have a lil boil on each side of leg how can II prevent moister?

Iv been working out and get a lot of moister in my vaginal area now have a lil boil on each side of leg how can II prevent moister?

Groin bumps: Pimples can develop anywhere, especially in areas where there are hair follicles, and where people shave. Try a hair removal cream, rather than shaving, and avoid all mosturizers and lotions. Keep as dry as possible, by using witch hazel and a hair blower to dry the skin after your shower each day. Get some acne cream with benzoyl peroxide and apply it to the bumps at bedtime, just a tiny bit. ...Read more

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I have this spot on my leg, a pic is on my profile. I want to know what to do, and what it may be? I have spiders in my house. Maybe a spider? Boil?

Possible: With the picture limitations it does suggest an insect bite-typically with a dark center and redness that spreads around. Depending on the type of insect bite, brown recluse spiders are, for example, notorious to cause massive tissue damage, while most of the others are self limited with local care. Given the fact that you have fever also would suggest seeing your PCP or go to Urgent Care. ...Read more

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Boil on right leg?

Boil on right leg?

Seek MD care.: If small, try washing topically with hibiclens and apply Mupirocin ointment. If large, fluctuant, angry and painful - seek md care asap to get it incised and drained. If you are obese and/or diabetic follow the second option to be safe. ...Read more

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My friend is an over weight person and she gets these really bad boils between her legs probably 3 or 4 at a time, what is the best thing for her?

See a dermatologist: There is a skin condition known as hidradenitis suppurativa that most commonly affects areas bearing sweat & sebaceous glands, such as the underarms, breasts, & inner thighs. See a dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I been getting boils one after the other only on the part of my legs where boxers go on for about a month is there any medication for this

Hard: Hard to tell without a clinical examination, but perhaps this is hidradenitis suppurativa? Read more about this condition and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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My wife has a boil or abcess which has doubled in size. Larger than a big grape. She's put salve on it. Now she has pain down her leg & it's hot.?

My wife has a boil or abcess which has doubled in size. Larger than a big grape. She's put salve on it. Now she has pain down her leg & it's hot.?

See a doctor. Now: A rapidly growing abscess with warmth and radiating pain could be a sign that the infection may be spreading with potential serious consequences. This needs to be seen by a doctor now. ...Read more

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