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What causes repeated boils on face n legs after eating certain food?

What causes repeated boils on face n legs after eating certain food?

Boils: Hello~ probably not the food, but most likely due to MRSA. Have the next boils pus cultured and then go and see an infectious disease expert for advice on Rx if it is MRSA thanks 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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What causes spicy food to give me a headache? I really enjoy eating boiled shrimp in spicy boil but it gives me a HA and red eyes because so so hot.

What causes spicy food to give me a headache? I really enjoy eating boiled shrimp in spicy boil but it gives me a HA and red eyes because so so hot.

Not sure but...: It could be the glutamine. An important amino acid. In Chinese cooking they frequently add MSG (Monosodium glutamate) as a flavor enhancer. There is a well described "Chines Restaurant Syndrome" which you may have. Check it out on www. Mayoclinic. Com Read more

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Why is it that a gum boil caused by impacted food cannot be corrected by antibiotics and the tooth needs to be pulled. Can bone loss be rebuilt?

Why is it that a gum boil caused by impacted food cannot be corrected by antibiotics and the tooth needs to be pulled. Can bone loss be rebuilt?

Periodontitis: If you are getting food impacted under the gum line in a periodontal pocket on a tooth that has soft tissue and bony morphology that is not predictably treatable with periodontal surgery, then unfortunately extraction of the tooth is indicated. Antibiotics cannot correct these defects. Many techniques available to rebuild bone. Ask your periodontist or oral surgeon. Read more

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What causes repeat boils?

Weak immunity: Recurrent boils can occur as a result of host immunosuppression, such as from diabetes or HIV infection. Preventive measures for reducing the spread of the responsible bacteria (usually staphylococcus) can help reduce risk for recurrent skin infection. Read more

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Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Not usually: If you have an allergy to the contents of the ointment that couls trigger a reaction. Read more

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For what time should I need to boil vegetables so that they have their nutrition high?

For what time should I need to boil vegetables so that they have their nutrition high?

Boiling veggies: Boil water first then add washed vegetables to the boiling water. Cooking time will vary with the vegetable. Remove vegetable when mildly to moderately tender. Over cooking will destroy heat sensitive vitamins. Read more

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What causes a boil on a baby's face?

What causes a boil on a baby's face?

Bacteria: And usually staphylococcus aureus, often mrsa. Have this seen by a pediatrician. The face is a very dangerous area in which to have these because of the potential to spread to other vital areas. Read more

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What causes boils in the vaginal area?

This could be due to: A bacterial infection. I would recommend prompt medical evaluation. Read more

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What causes boils on head and underarms regularly?

What causes boils on head and underarms regularly?

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

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What causes boils at the groin area?

Boils: Boils are usually caused by staph bacteria. The bacteria often like warm, moist areas. Sometimes boils need to be lanced and/or treated with antibiotics to clear them. Using an antibacterial soap or wash may prove helpful for future eruptions. Read more

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What causes boils on the thigh area?

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

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What causes boils in the inner thigh?

Many times: Many times it is because of abnormal hair follicles, sweat, and oil glands in this area. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Read more

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What causes boils in the private part?

What causes boils in the private part?

Folliculitis: You should consult a physician to get treated. You may have a skin infection called folliculitis which may be due to staph infection and it requires prescription of antibiotics. If you are sexually active get checked for for stds. Read more

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What is the cause of boil in d vagina?

What is the cause of boil in d vagina?

Vaginal boils: Vaginal boils are caused by a combination of the glandular tissue, a moist environment and a bacterial rich region of the body. Read more

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What is the cause and the remedy for boils in your armpits?

Bacterial infection: Boils are purulent bacterial infections of hair follicles, groin and axilla are conductive to multiple/recurrent infections due to excessive moisture. Infection in the axilla and groin may need antibiotic treatment and removal of ingrown hair, if present. Read more

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Which disease causes a boil on the testis?

Which disease causes a boil on the testis?

Depends: If you mean a lump inside the scrotum on the testis, there are multiple possibilities including hydrocele, spermatocele (if it truly is a cyst or fluid-filled cavity) or a tumor such as testicular cancer (if it actually is a solid nodule). If on the outside or the skin of the scrotum, there are many other possibilities. Seeing a primary care doc or urologist could help to narrow these down. Read more

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What causes boils under arms?

What causes boils under arms?

Multiple: Factors. Hygiene, take 1-2 daily baths and soap each armpit for 3 minutes. Use a mild deodorant in small amounts. Check for diabetes with your primary doctor. Read more

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What causes pimples, or boils in groin?

What causes pimples, or boils in groin?

Often bacteria: The groin is a common place to get boils or "pimple like" lesions. Naturally occuring bacteria like staph is on our skin, and sometimes shaving, or small infected hair follicles can get inflamed and irritated causing boils, absceses, or pimple like lesions. You should see a dr. And get an exam and proper treatment, good luck. Read more

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What causes pimples boils on the virginia?

What causes pimples boils on the virginia?

Folliculitis: Pimples in the genital region are typically folliculitis, or inflammation of the hair follicle. If left untreated, they can progress to abscess. See your doctor to receive a topical antibiotic or steroid to decrease the inflammation in that area. Read more