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Doctor insights on: What Causes Risens Or Boils

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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

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 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

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How can I get rid of risens/boils on my vagina?

How can I get rid of risens/boils on my vagina?

See dr: It need professional tat men, antibiotics and maybe even more. Not much you can do at home. You can try soaking in domeboro ...Read more

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How to treat a face under skin boil-like bump cheekbone area.

How to treat a face under skin boil-like bump cheekbone area.

See a doctor.: If you have a simple abscess, hot compresses can help draw it to a head so it can drain. But there are lots of other possibilities for the condition you describe, and these can lead to scarring if not treated properly. You may need antibiotics, or a procedure to open or remove the lesion. Please see your primary doctor or a dermatologist for full evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have concerns that I have a genital boil I drink water I keep clean eat healthy it gets red tender fills with pus it will bust on its on and its mostly blood I'm not sure how I get these is a skin boil I have autioimmune disease?

I have concerns that I have a genital boil I drink water I keep clean eat healthy it gets red tender fills with pus it will bust on its on and its mostly blood I'm not sure how I get these is a skin boil I have autioimmune disease?

You may have a...: Bartholin's cyst. This is an abscess that can occur on either side of the inner vagina near its entrance. You need to see a gynecologist (or at least a doctor who's experienced in gynecology) to confirm the diagnosis and drain the cyst. You may be prescribed antibiotics and given some other instructions to help the cyst heal. Unfortunately, it's not something you can treat on your own. ...Read more

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How to sit when you have boil/s on your buttock? Does sitting on it make it go deeper and cause complications sooner or later?

Boils: Painful sitting means you need to see your doctor. He/she can lance the boils and also prevent further infection. You may need to change your diet if these are frequent, w/the help of a nutritionist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes boils?

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. ...Read more

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What causes boils?

BOILS CAUSES: BOILS ARE DEEP, LOCALIZED SKIN INFECTIONS. CAN BE CAUSED BY AN INFECTED INGROWN HAIR OR A SPLINTER OR BY FOREIGN BODY LODGED IN THE SKIN.
HOT COMPRESSES OFTEN HELP TO RELIEVE THE PAIN, BUT YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR DOCTOR TO MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT HAVE VARIOUS OTHER DISORDERS SUCH AS DIABETES. ...Read more

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Does herpes cause boils?

Not exactly.: Boils typically appear as swollen, tender nodules, sometimes with purulent drainage. Herpes is typically described as a crop or cluster of vesicles. The vesicles usually have a clear fluid in the center of the bump and are painful or itchy. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and management. Boils are usually caused by bacteria and may require antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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What causes me to get boils?

More info needed: Where are you getting the boils, all over or in specific areas of your body. Let us know for a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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What are boils? What causes them?

Skin infections: Usually caused by bacteria that gets up underneath the skin and causes an abscess (localized infection). These generally resolve on their own or require antibiotics. ...Read more

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What could cause people to get boils?

Boils: Boils are usually caused by a bacteria called staph. Can be contagious. ...Read more

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What is the cause of boils on baby bottom?

What is the cause of boils on baby bottom?

Often infection: This is often due to a bacterial infection. Boils (aka: abscess) should be evaluated and treated by your baby's pediatrician. ...Read more

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What causes boil on the upper part of the virgina?

What causes boil on the upper part of the virgina?

Vaginal "boil": A "boil" is a common term for an abscess. Some cysts can also look like a "boil", and result from a mucus secreting gland on the vaginal "lips" which enlarges if the exit duct is blocked. If this area is painful and inflamed, see your gyn provider for an exam. If not, this will usually dissipate on its own, especially with hot showers or baths. ...Read more

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A boil that begins to surface and is very large is painful, but is it cause to go into emergency?

Boil: You need to see ypur doctor or find a good doctor. No need to go to er. This is not an emergency but needs to be treated. ...Read more