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Itchy Boils On Skin
Circular bald spots on my head. Started as a single spot many yrs ago now increasing. Starts with a boil & itchiness then smooth shining skin.
A dermatologist will: Give you a good answer. If it is alopecia he/she will help you deal w/it. Many others have done so successfully. Peace and good health. ...Read more
At first I noticed this stuff that looks like a boil behind my head, then its grew to my neck, they were non itchy but after a few days became itchy?
Sebaceus: Cyst, perhaps infected. If it hurts, have it checked. ...Read more
What are the painful boils on my armpits? Sometimes they are full of puss and blood, it makes my skin very itchy, its red, and causes discoloration.
16-yo boy itchy all over, small white/pink bumps appearing on skin. Lives in tropical Mex w/ teen athletes. Took antibiotcs 2 wks ago for staph boils?
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil. Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. F/U with your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, oral antibiotics may be needed. GET THE AREA CULTURED TO EVALUATE FOR MRSA. ...Read more
I have a large bump on the back of my neck at the base of my skull I have severe headaches I have lost middle tone on one side of my face is droop my skin gets itchy then turns bright red I have gotten a couple of like boil type sores cat literally take
Multiple problems: Not sure that all of these are related. If you truly have one side of your face drooping and have lost hearing then you need to be checked for an acoustic neuroma. This could be part of the problem You need to see your doc soon. I am not sure about the lump on the back of neck but this needs checked out as well. ...Read more
Past few months, a lot of skin issues. Infected ingrown hair and pimples, start small, progress to boils. Severely dry itchy skin on elbows. Could there be an underlying cause?
Need Culture: You need to have a culture of the "pustular" type lesions. ...Read more
Hi my age is 32 I have recently got some skin infection I had itchy feeling under my nose on my eyelid on my left shoulder the next day I found the part burning I had small boil or phodi life thing now its paining burning stretchy my face skin has become
Skin infection: If you have a skin infection that is spreading around your face and shoulder, you should go to your doctor to get the infection cultured. Once a culture is obtained you doctor may start you on an antibiotic. When the culture report returns your doctor can keep you on the antibiotic or change it to a different one depending on the results of the culture. ...Read more
I've been gettn many small boils with and without a white tip all over. Feel very itchy. Please help me what is this a symptom of? Is it a disease? Help
Many possibilities.: Common causes of itchy rashes like that are viral illnesses, medications, and an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with. Impossible to narrow down further without direct examination. You are clearly worried, so see your doctor or a dermatologist and find out for sure. ...Read more
My kid is 2.10years of age. A week back he said he was felling very itchy on his left butt and next day morning he had boils and now they are painful?
My son's havinf ever on and off and has small itchy things appearing on is body and feels very itchy. This seems like heat boils but not sure.
See doctor: He may have a viral exanthem or other rash associated with an underlying infection. He should see a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
HIV: This is an unlikely presentation of acute HIV infection. Boils should be seen by a doctor. While you are there get tested for HIV and other stds if you have had unprotected sex. Universal testing for all persons admitted to hospital is about to come to pass. Do not neglect this, as it is a very treatable disease, more so when caught early. ...Read more
Boil in inner thigh burst a few days ago but there is itchy large red area around it that seems to be spreading?
Go in: Go in to see your doctor as it could be infected. Keep the area clean and dry at all times. ...Read more
Why is my boil itchy? It has drained so the itchiness does it mean that it is healing and what should I do for the itching?
Benedryl cream: Boils itch. If it is swelling up again, it may need to be drained again. Benedryl cream (unless you are allergic to it) should help. ...Read more
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I have a large marble sized boil/pimple/bug bite on my inner thigh. Noticed 2 days ago and today its very red around and very painful/itchy.?
SEE YOU PCP SOONEST!
THIS INFECTION COULD SPREAD. . .
GOOD LUCK ...Read more