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What causes boils in the vaginal area?

What causes boils in the vaginal area?

This could be due to: A bacterial infection. I would recommend prompt medical evaluation. ...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


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What causes boils on the thigh area?

Visualize the Boils: To get a better answer to your question, have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature and possible cause. Your primary care provider will be of great help. ...Read more

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What causes boils on head and underarms regularly?

What causes boils on head and underarms regularly?

Boils can be caused: By staph or strep bacteria that r on the skin. May have medical condition such as diabetes or an immune deficiency that allows those germs to infect. Recurrent infxns can b due to the germs in nose or other family members' noses. May require intranasal bactroban (mupirocin) in all family members to prevent recurrence. Correcting other medical conditions needed too. See pcp to b checked for predisposing condit. ...Read more

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What could cause a persistent skin boil?

What could cause a persistent skin boil?

Colonization: You may be a staph carrier, and continue to reinfect yourself. Consider having a nasal swab done at your doctors office to determine if this is true. If so there are strategies to minimize the recurrence of boils. ...Read more

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What causes boils on infants?

What causes boils on infants?

Viral and bacterial: Various viral and bacterial infections can cause boils on the skins of infants and older kids. Rarely, it can be caused by other causes that are more serious causes. The diagnosis is based on how they look, where they are, how are they progressing, response to treatment and associated symptoms. He/she should be examined by their physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes boils on a new born baby's head?

What causes boils on a new born baby's head?

Probably pustule(s): True "boil" is very unusual in newborn. Superficial pustules (blisters containing cloudy fluid) can be caused by staph infection. ...Read more

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What causes boils on chin and now a lump under my chin both are very sore .?

What causes boils on chin and now a lump under my chin both are very sore .?

Infection: Bacterial infection, usually staph, of hair follicle leading to suppurative inflammation. Predisposing factors like diabetes, ingrown hair, excessive moisture and immune deficiency favor multiple or recurrent boils. The "lump" may be a deep seated boil or infected lymph node. In either case it is time to see your doctor. Boils on the face are dangerous as infection can spread to the brain. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for boils on the vulva (vaginal area)?

What are the treatments for boils on the vulva (vaginal area)?

Incision and drainag: The abcess/boil needs to be drained under clean/sterile conditions. If the same abcess has been drained before, consideration should be made for permanent excision, which should be done when the lesion is not acutely infected. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a skin boil?

What can I do to treat a skin boil?

Warm soaks: Warm soaks may bring the boil to drain spontaneously. If not go to the emergency department for a procedure to drain it. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more