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Im a 28 yr old black female. I get boils on my inner thighs every now and then . How do I prevent boils. How do I treat boils without popping them?
Hidradenitis suppura: Hidradenitis is a common condition of sweat glands inflammation followed by infection ... Due the blocked up secretions especially is areas of repeated friction with accumulation of moisture. No treatment will completely cure it and you will get recurrent glare up's we sometimes treat with prolonged antibiotics in low dose to prevent superimposed infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There was a boil on my chin and I popped it then this scar appeard after popping it what do I do ?
Boil popped on own & left hole. Still leaking 1.5 mos. later. PA presc. doxycyline for 10 days, didn't help. Wasn't sore after popping, but is now?
I keep getting recurring boils on my butt. PCP prescribed Bactrim, but not working. More popping up while on it. Any suggestions? See Dermatologist?
I had a small boil on the side of my breast. After popping it there's a small ulcer. It is healing, should i see my doctor about it.
Yes, if not healing: Yes your should see the MD if the area does not heal. ...Read more
No: There is a drainage pathway from the lip that can go into the brain and at its worse could cause meningitis or cavernous sinus thrombosis both of which are potentially deadly. For perspective this CAN happen but it is extermely unlikely. Those diseases are accompanied by severe headache fever and altered mental status (confusion). If you are otherwise fine and functional your risk is very low. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 8 year old girl has things popping up on her skin that look like huge pimples, trying to pop them doesn't work . They have been on her arm, her leg a couple of weeks ago. That still hasn't completly healed after i popped it with a needle. She just had
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? TMJ syndrome: I assume you mean that your jaw pops out of socket on one or both sides. This is known as temperomandibular joint syndrome. For some it is hereditary. Try to avoid very chewy foods like gum, sticky candy, steak, etc. See your orthodontist for further recommendations based on your particular joint condition. ...Read more
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