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How to get rid of boils and where do they come from?

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Boils are abscesses caused by bacteria producing pus like Staphylococcus. Some people are prone to them because their immune system does not protect them and they carry the bacteria in their noses and skin. It requires antibiotics orally, drainage of the abscess and topical antibiotics in the nose against staphylococcus . Usually recurs.
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How to get rid of boils on my bum? Ive always had them and also been self concious. how can i prevent them?

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Antibiotics are often used to eliminate any accompanying bacterial infection, especially if there is an infection of the surrounding skin. However, antibiotics are not needed in every situation. In fact, antibiotics have difficulty penetrating the outer wall of an abscess well and often will not cure an abscess without additional surgical drainage.
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Dr. David J. Sire answered:

What is the best way to get rid of and prevent myself from getting underarm boils?

Depends on cause

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Recurrent underarm "boils" may be related to the carriage of staph bacteria in the skin and should be treated with topical antistaph antibiotics. There are other confounding factors including diabetes, the diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurtiva etc. You should have this conditions evaluated by you Dermatologist.
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Dr. Dinh Bui answered:

How can I get rid of and prevent reoccurring boils?

Treat the cause.

If the cause of the infection is eliminated, the infection will not recur and the boil will not reoccurr. The boil is the end of the draining tract of the infection.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

where do boils come from and how can prevent it from coming back? i get a lot on my butt area

Predisposing factors

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Boils are bacterial infections of hair follicles, usually staph. Drainage from one boil can infect nearby hair follicles, especially in the presence of predisposing factors like diabetes, ingrown hair, excessive moisture and immune deficiency. Get checked out to rule out predisposing factors.
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How can I prevent boils. And why do I get them.

Infected cyst

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Boils usually start as a small pimple or cyst that become infected and then fill with pus and become very large, inflamed and painful. They occur in areas where there's sweat and oil secretion. Try getting them treated when they are small with topical or oral antibiotic before they get really big.
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I get boils on my skin almost everywhere. I've been told its a gland disorder with no real treatment, is this true?

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Hidradenitis suppurativa os the gland related disorder that can give u boils in your armpit. Surgical options can be available However boils occurring elsewhere like your back, legs, areas where hair follicles are less can be due to reccurent staph infection. Your nose may carry it.
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Dr. Jeffrey Hick answered:

I keep getting skin abscess/boils. I've had several surgeries to have them removed. Any suggestions on how to prevent them?

Mupirocin

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Talk to your doctor about treating the inside of your nose with mupirocin ointment. Staph aureus, which is responsible for most boils, is carried in the front part of the nose. You can also wash several times a week with Hibiclens in the shower.
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Dr. Otto J. Placik answered:

I get boils regularly on my buttocks. How do I prevent it? Also, is there a way to remove the scars the boils have left behind?

Determine cause

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Is it due to a Pilonidal cyst, hygiene, oil glands, inflammatory bowel disease. First determine the cause and you will have a possible method of prevention. Scars are permanent but may be improved once the infection resolves and may benefit from steroid injections or scar revision.
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I frequently get boils in my bikini area and under arms and bumps. I have taken treatment from many different doctors but no effect. Please help?

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need cultures of the area and specific treatment
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