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

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

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Boil (Definition)

Boil is also known as Abscess. 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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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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I have boils on my buttocks. I don't have diabetes and don't want to take medicine - can you recommend a natural treatment?

Hot compresses: If no better, see md take meds ! to prevent 'natural death' from infection that goes into blood stream! ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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Hi, I have a painful boil on my buttock since last 5 days. How lobgt does it take to go away and what is the best treatment ?

Hi, I have a painful boil on my buttock since last 5 days. How lobgt does it take to go away and what is the best treatment ?

Get checked: Antibiotics and possible incision and drainage is the treatment depending on size, location and other factors. See your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Liesa Harte
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What to do if i'm getting boils in my buttocks. Have no diabetes and don't want to take medicines.Natural therapy possible?

MRSA?: You should be evaluated and have those boils cultured! You might have an important infection that natural therapies won't help. I'm the first to choose natural over prescription, but you need to be checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. Michael Ein
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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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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Dr. John Michel
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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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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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