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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Recurrent Boils On Buttocks

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What causes a boils between a baby's buttocks?

What causes a boils between a baby's buttocks?

Depends: If away from the anus it is usually staph. When close to the anus it can be a mixture of germs. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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Some boils have started developing all over my body like thighs, buttocks and back. They sometimes cause itching pus flows out from it.?

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

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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?

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?

No: Abscess can be secondary to a variety of bacteria. They occur when the sebaceous gland becomes obstructed and then bacteria proliferate. Most important thing is to get evaluated. You likely need an i+d and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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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.

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

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How to burst my boil in my buttocks?

How to burst my boil in my buttocks?

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

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I have a huge boil on my buttocks. What is the best way to fix this?

I have a huge boil on my buttocks. What is the best way to fix this?

I&D+antibiotics: Incision and drainage of the abscess by a surgeon combined with appropriate antibiotics based on culture and sensitivity results on the pus would be the treatment for this problem. ...Read more

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The likelihood of a small boil between my buttocks cheeks infecting and possibly killing me?

Not likely.: Millions of people have these and very very few ever die, but it would be a horrible way to go. Boils in this area can get out of hand and require surgery. They are more of a major nuisance than life threatening. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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I normally get boils all over my body. Recently I got one in between my buttocks. It will not stop bleeding. Should I be concerned?

See a dermatologist: It is not "normal" to get boils all over. What do you do about it??? You need an exam. Pilonidal sinus? Hidradenitis suppuritiva? Staph furunculosis? Folliculitis? Other condition? You need an exam and evaluation by a skin specialist. ...Read more

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I have boils. I get them in my buttocks, waist, & arm pit. What is causing this and what can I do?

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

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Hello, I have bumps that I believe are boils between my buttocks cheeks & vaginal area...what can I do??

Hello, I have bumps that I believe are boils between my buttocks cheeks & vaginal area...what can I do??

Boils: Need to be drained and may need antibiotics. Keep the area clean by showering often with an antibacterial solution. This bacteria is often carried in your respiratory tract and Bactroban (mupirocin) in both nares 2-3 times a day for 2-3 weeks may help long term. All the best. ...Read more

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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

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I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

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

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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?

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

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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?

See your family doc: This may need professional attention. The potential for extension of infection to other areas is good, and this needs drainage and possibly antibiotic therapy. See your doctor and get treated appropriately. ...Read more

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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

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Developed boils on inner thigh below buttocks 4 black marks below buttocks they look. Bad like black patches I've never had this I'm only 26?

See a dermatologist: Certain treatments might be useful. Possibly doxycycline or minocycline. Possibly steroid injections into lesions. Possible hidradenitis suppuritiva. ...Read more

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My husband gets recurring boils on his buttocks can u suggest any treatment to it?

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

Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more