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What could cause people to get boils?

What could cause people to get boils?

Boils: Boils are usually caused by a bacteria called staph. Can be contagious. ...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 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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I shaved my mons pubis earlier today & now I have a really painful bump down there. I used to always get boils cause my skin was so sensitive.

I shaved my mons pubis earlier today & now I have a really painful bump down there. I used to always get boils cause my skin was so sensitive.

Careful: Make sure you are using a quality razor and moisturizing shaving gel. Shaving always causes small skin openings that can become infected or the hair can become ingrown as it grows back. Moisturize everyday with good eczema cream and use light dose 1% hydrocortisone if irritated. Moist heat for now and some neosporin. See MD if worsens - don't PICK. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/hair-removal/razor-bumps-topic-overview ...Read more

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Get boils on buttock,breast,thighs,hips, lower stomach,past 10 years.told doc.very pain,many scars,dark spots from them.Causes? told doc,nothing said.

Get boils on buttock,breast,thighs,hips, lower stomach,past 10 years.told doc.very pain,many scars,dark spots from them.Causes? told doc,nothing said.

Boils and infections: Most common explanation:you are colonizing Staphylococcus, could be regular Staph or MRSA. After an adequate treatment course of antibiotics you should consider decolonization. If not better, get your immune system checked to make sure you don't have an immune deficiency (See immunologist). Get a culture of the boils to identify the bacteria. Consider a diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa. ...Read more

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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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I get boils all over what could this be a result of and how can I treat it?

I get boils all over what could this be a result of and how can I treat it?

Staph aureus: These are usually staphylococcal and if so will require drainage of existing ones, course of antibiotics appropriate to the sensitivity of the organism isolated, and possibly attempts to change your nasal and skin colonization by these bacteria. See a doctor and get this evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do people get boils?

How do people get boils?

Usually: It usually occurs in people who are overly susceptible to staph infection. It's an abscess. Usually get from other person with infection. ...Read more

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Why do my fiance get boils on his behind frequently?

Heat and sweat: He may have a condition call hidradenitis. Keeping the skin clean and avoiding excess oil on the skin my help. Also try antibacterial or benzoyl peroxide cleanser. Just remember that BP cleansers do bleach fabric. ...Read more

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