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Causes Of Recurrent Boils On Buttocks
Staphylococci: Are common causes of this, sometimes mrsa. ...Read more
Some boils have started developing all over my body like thighs, buttocks and back. They sometimes cause itching pus flows out from it.?
Antibiotics: "Boils" and the closely related folliculitis are most often caused by staph bacteria, and should respond to oral antibiotics such as cephalexin or sulfa. Chronic problems with folliculitis or boils can indicate underlying problems such as nasal colonization or diabetes. If the lesions are not widespread, topical mupirocin or neosporin can be helpful, along with daily cleansing with Hibiclens. ...Read more
I have a pimple like thing on my buttock I researched it and it said it was a boil usually cause by MRSA are all boils cause by it?
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
How can I get the boil I had surgically removed from the inside of my buttocks to heal safe and faster?
See: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Apply warm compress: In general, we apply heat to infections and cold to injuries. Heat draws infection fighters to the area while cold keeps blood flow away. Don't drain the boil on your own but you can help your body fight it off by signaling w/warm compresses where to focus immune systemt's defense. If it drains on its own, that's fine. But don't puncture it yourself as this may spread infection. Go see your doc. ...Read more
I have a small pin hole from where a boil used to be I think and it's in between my buttocks. It's very painful, will this ever heal?
Ans: You may not have a boil sounds more like a fissure by you need to be examined. See your doctor and get a correct diagnosis ...Read more
What are some basic and easy home remedies for treating boils and cysts? I have them all over my buttocks area, they are in pain and itch.
See your doctor.: There are no easy home remedies for treating these. It sounds like you are contaminating yourself as you scratch. One may be infected and you scratch and infect another area. You may need these lanced and antibiotic treatment. Wash your hands frequently and do not scratch. These can be come serious. ...Read more
Had a boil on the left side of my buttocks around dec of last year... It pop but now it's backs again in the same place. ..Is that normal please help.
MRSA: You have staph. You need antibiotics and possibly minor surgery. Please go see a doctor. ...Read more
Skin infection: Would need more information and possible picture ...Read more
I have a boil that popped on my buttocks. It hurts so bad every time I try to take a shower. What should I do?
I have seen 2 different doctors about the reoccuring boils on my buttocks with no relief. What type of dr should I see.?
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I have a 16 month old baby who has a couple of boils between her buttocks thar has been there for a couple days. What should I do?
Needs to be drained: This will not get much better over time and has a chance to get much worse. Occasionally, small boils can be lanced and drained in the office, but sometimes they get large/deep enough to need drainage in the OR. Moist heat can sometimes help a boil drain some out the top which can relieve pressure/pain. However, an office visit as soon as possible is needed. ...Read more
I have 3 boils on my buttocks that have already busted and healing but I believe there's another 1 about to appear what should I do??
Boils: Seek treatment so that you will stop spreading the infection ...Read more
I have boils. I get them in my buttocks, waist, & arm pit. What is causing this and what can I do?
Staph: Likely recurrent staph infection. This is often present in households. Once you have a boil, it has to be drained. A culture can be obtained to confirm staph. Make sure everyone in the family is making an effort to treat it. There is a soap solution called Hibiclens and often placing an antibiotic ointment inside the nose for 1-2 weeks will help. Wash all sheets and clothing. All the best. ...Read more
Hello, I have bumps that I believe are boils between my buttocks cheeks & vaginal area...what can I do??
I have got two boils on my buttocks since 3 to 4 days, now new one is growing near the abdomen, what to do?
See below: I would be considered about possible staph with the fact that they are growing and it could be mrsa. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?
From bacteria: Most 'boils' are due to staphylococcus bacteria infecting the skin.Pus forms below the skin which swells to form a painful boil. Sometimes streptococci & pseudomonas may cause boils. Often the 'boil' can be cured by a special drainage procedure performed by your doctor. If the surrounding area is red & angry antibiotics are needed. If untreated the infection can spread to the blood & become dangerous. ...Read more
Dear Dr - I have a boil located between my buttocks and it is causing me sleepless nights, I'm also not able to do much moviment?
Foil That Boil!!!: Sounds like a job for BoilMan!! In the middle Ages he was a barber. Now it takes 4 years of Medical school and four years of a surgical residency to be licensed to lance that boil. King Henry the Eighth suffered from a dusey on his thigh and had it lanced frequently. So don't think you're so special. Just get to a doctor who can look at it and treat it appropriately before it takes over your ars! ...Read more
I have a boil between my buttocks at the top it it was very painful at first now its a full on boil hat can I do to get some relief?
Why do I always get recurring boils on my buttocks? They pop up one at a time and never in the same place. Could this be related to diabetes?
Recurring Boils: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin disease characterized by clusters of abscesses, epidermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts, pilonidal cysts that most commonly affects apocrine sweat gland bearing areas, such as the underarms, under the breasts, inner thighs, groin and buttocks. The disease is not contagious. Treatment can be oral antibiotics like Solodyn (minocycline) or Doryx. Biologics like Humira help. ...Read more
Boils: Patients with recurring boils may be colonized with staphilococcus aureus in their nostrils, axilla or inguinal area, sometimes these bacteria may be resistant to methicillin (mrsa), in this case patient may need to use an antibiotic that the bacteria is sensitive to and also need to decolinize the nostrils and/or axilla /inguinal area, need to see a dotor to test for mrsa. ...Read more