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Boils On The Boobs
After I had a breast exam and they determined it was benign I began getting boils on the same breast is that normal?
Staph?: It is possible that at some point you were in contact with staph. Be checked by your doctor and treat as advised. All the best. ...Read more
Can one undergo an abdomen surgery if suffering from boils on head and chest or anywhere else? Is there any risk of spreading it to the incision site?
I have boils on my breast and stomach area and when I bust them it leaves a small pin hole. Do I need to worry?
Doctor can check: Boils are not normal to have. They are bacterial infections. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can check to see if antibiotic treatment and testing of the boils are needed. If the "boils" are just acne, then there is less urgency to the symptoms; but if they are bigger than acne or more frequent than acne, antibiotic treatment will likely be needed. ...Read more
I have rashes patches on my neck, lower stomach, under my chest and underarms and also on my sides. And also I keep getting boils on my underarms?
Need to be examed: It seems like you have something complicated going on, strongly recommend you seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have blood blisters or boils on my chest. They hurt especially when you touch it. I have dark spots from old ones. How do I get rid and prevent them?
Abscesses?: Abscesses, boils, small carbuncles, etc. Or whatever they may be called are very tough to treat and are often caused by underlying bacterial skin infections that occur locally and can "come and go." As you desribed, they may leave scars or marks where they were. See a Dr. For an exam as sometimes daily antibiotic treatment for suppression may be helpful, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
Get boils on buttock, breast, thighs, hips, lower stomach, past 10 years. Told doc. Very pain, many scars, dark spots from them. Causes? Told doc, nothing said.
Boils and infections: Most common explanation:you are colonizing Staphylococcus, could be regular Staph or MRSA. After an adequate treatment course of antibiotics you should consider decolonization. If not better, get your immune system checked to make sure you don't have an immune deficiency (See immunologist). Get a culture of the boils to identify the bacteria. Consider a diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa. ...Read more
Colonization: You may be a staph carrier, and continue to reinfect yourself. Consider having a nasal swab done at your doctors office to determine if this is true. If so there are strategies to minimize the recurrence of boils. ...Read more
Boils can be caused: By staph or strep bacteria that r on the skin. May have medical condition such as diabetes or an immune deficiency that allows those germs to infect. Recurrent infxns can b due to the germs in nose or other family members' noses. May require intranasal bactroban (mupirocin) in all family members to prevent recurrence. Correcting other medical conditions needed too. See pcp to b checked for predisposing condit. ...Read more
Post Shaving sores: This common problem from shaving may mean the instrument you are using to shave with is infected or dirty enough that you are getting infections. Then there is also the chance that the instrument you are using is not sharp enough and is damaging the skin. Thus leading to rash and infection. ...Read more
It means...: ...That you need to see a doctor. You may have an infection, or other significant condition, that cannot be treated sight unseen. ...Read more
Antibacterial soap: Such symptoms might come from infected hairs (folliculitis) or result from skin to skin contact in association with sweating. A simple remedy to try: bathe with an antibacterial soup, an example of which would be dial (r). A more usual cause of such infections can be exposure to inadequated treated hot tub water, which can be avoided by properly treating the tub's water with chlorine. If the anti. ...Read more
Recurrent boils legs: Worried/concerned, yes. First r they boils or pimples? How long has this been going on, boils anywhere else on your body? Fever? Have you self-treated? (moms antibiotics, herbal salves pills?) any other symptoms like bladder infection symptoms? Best is to see your primarycare md check for diabetes, localized skin disease, good luck, don't delay, doesn't seem to be an emergency at this point. ...Read more
Infection: It sounds like this is recurrent minor infections that probably can be treated with help from your physician. I would recommend you see a doctor about this problem. ...Read more
Sir...I have a problem of head boils on my head...I want to remove these boils from my head...Pls help me...It's heavy painful....
See a doctor: You many need drainage, antibiotics, or both. It is impossible to tell with just this description. ...Read more
Viral and bacterial: Various viral and bacterial infections can cause boils on the skins of infants and older kids. Rarely, it can be caused by other causes that are more serious causes. The diagnosis is based on how they look, where they are, how are they progressing, response to treatment and associated symptoms. He/she should be examined by their physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Buttock boils: Boils of the buttocks region develop from a number of things. Some of those include the the high moisture related to the region, as well as poor hygiene and proximity of the buttock to the rectum, which increases the amount of bacteria and debris within the buttocks area. This provides a great environment for boils to develop. ...Read more
24 YEAR OLD ACNE: Could be your diet. Stop nuts and peanut butter. Stop chocolate; cut down on dairy products. Wash with neutrogena acne wash and apply a bpo (benzoyl peroxide) cream or lotion -- something like clearasil -- on the affected areas at night. If it persists, see a dermatologist who may prescribe an oral antibiotic for you. ...Read more
I have painful boils on my butt and I've never had it before. There are 3 or 4 of them, what should I do?
I have boils on my left butt that keeps on recurring and it been like this for many years. It recurs every 2 or 3 mos, need help pls.?
Butt Boils: Are you a woman or a man? If you are a woman, do they appear before your period? Do you eat a lot of sweets? Do you eat nuts or peanut butter in excess. Do you, or anyone in your family, have diabetes. Do you take any medications? Need to know all the answers before I could even think about what's causing these. ...Read more
Visualize the Boils: To get a better answer to your question, have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature and possible cause. Your primary care provider will be of great help. ...Read more