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Where do boils come from?

Where do boils come from?

Boils: Boils are infections that arise from hair follicles. There is usually no obvious cause of a boil although some people are more prone to them. ...Read more

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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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Where do boils come from and how can prevent it from coming back? I get a lot on my butt area

Where do boils come from and how can prevent it from coming back? I get a lot on my butt area

Predisposing factors: Boils are bacterial infections of hair follicles, usually staph. Drainage from one boil can infect nearby hair follicles, especially in the presence of predisposing factors like diabetes, ingrown hair, excessive moisture and immune deficiency. Get checked out to rule out predisposing factors. ...Read more

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Where do butthole boils come from?

Where do butthole boils come from?

Anal Crypts: They start from the inside out due to tears from hard stool / anal sex just inside the anus. From there they point to the perirectal area (perirectal abscess) ...Read more

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Why would boils come on someones body so much? What can I do to stop them from coming?

Boils: Crops of recurrent boils means that the staphylococcus bacteria are colonizing your skin and causing invasive skin infections which result in recurrent boils. A course of strong antistaph antibiotics for 2 or more weeks will eradicate the colonies from your skin. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of boils and where do they come from?

How to get rid of boils and where do they come from?

Boils: Boils are abscesses caused by bacteria producing pus like staphylococcus. Some people are prone to them because their immune system does not protect them and they carry the bacteria in their noses and skin. It requires antibiotics orally, drainage of the abscess and topical antibiotics in the nose against staphylococcus . Usually recurs. ...Read more

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I keep getting boils do it come from hiv ?

Possible: Even though having boils is not the hallmark for HIV. Perhaps you need to get evaluated for being a staph carrier or having an immune defect. An allergist/immunologist should be able to assist you on finding an answer. ...Read more

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I get a lot of black heads ane boils between my legs .What can I do to stop them from coming back?

Maintain excellent: Hygiene. With the recurrent boils this really warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Where do hiccups come from?..How do I get rid of them?

Where do hiccups come from?..How do I get rid of them?

Hiccups: Sudden contraction of inspiratory muscle w sudden closure of glottis causing the hic sound. Try holding your breath, blowing out while pinching nose & mouth closed, breath on a bag, pull tongue, sip ice water, sudden fright, pull thighs against chest. Avoid sodas , carbonated drinks & alcohol. Most are bening and go away. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of white stuff coming from my vsginal area?

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How do I get rid of white stuff coming from my vsginal area?

Vaginal discharge: Some vaginal discharge is normal. Normal discharge is either clear or white in color and has little odor. If your discharge is especially thick, "cottage-cheese" like, or has an odd color or smell, or if you experience itching, you may have an infection and should see your doctor. ...Read more

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The blister on my heel pop said there's pus coming out of it what do I do to keep from getting infected?

The blister on my heel pop said there's pus coming out of it what do I do to keep from getting infected?

If there is pus...: It already is infected. It needs to be drained and cleaned for the infection to go away. If it spreads into the deeper tissue, you will need to take an antibiotic to get rid of it. Use warm water soaks with some epsom salts, dish soap, or even a splash of vinegar (most bacteria aren't that tolerant of an acid environment). Keep the pus draining out of the hole that's already there. ...Read more

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I have rrecurent boils in my vulvar area. How do i take care of them, and stop them from happening?

Boils: Please start with a clinic visit to a primary doctor. If things go OK that is fine. If not you will be sent to a specialist. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bumps on my inner thighs and bottom of butt? I don't know what kind of bumps they are or where they come from. General red bumps.

How can I get rid of bumps on my inner thighs and bottom of butt? I don't know what kind of bumps they are or where they come from. General red bumps.

See your doctor: There are several different types of bumps they could be. The treatment depends on the type. See your family doctor, gynecologist or dermatologist, gets the bumps diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of boils fast and keep them from coming back?

How can I get rid of boils fast and keep them from coming back?

If you have: multiple, chronic boils - then it is likely that more than good hygiene is needed. I would get a formal medical evaluation to get to the cause of this. ...Read more

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How do you keep warts from STD from coming back?

How do you keep warts from STD from coming back?

Cant really: The hpv virus lives in your system and can come and go. It is totally unpredictable. Could be weeks or years between outbreaks. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are other things i can do to prevent my face from breaking out?

Please tell me what are other things i can do to prevent my face from breaking out?

Avoid: foods which "promote" increased facial oil eg Chocolate ,Nuts etc CLEAN your face DAILY (Minimum) then moisturize! Your PCP can tell you if you are a candidate for a Prescription medication eg: Cleocin ...topically etc Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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What can I do to make the brown stuff go away that coming from my vagina?

What can I do to make the brown stuff go away that coming from my vagina?

See a doctor: if this vaginal discharge seems abnormal to you, you should see a doctor and get it checked to make sure that you do not have an infection ...Read more

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How can I stop abscesses from coming back?

How can I stop abscesses from coming back?

Abscesses: These need to be treated with incision and drainage combined with antibiotics directed against the causative organism(s). If despite this they recur you are probably colonized in your nose and throat and the surface of your skin and use of mupirocin ointment and chlorhexidine containing soaps may be beneficial in trying to combat this. See an Infectious Diseases expert. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have multiple ulcers inside my mouth that keep coming back and how to get rid of them?

Why do I have multiple ulcers inside my mouth that keep coming back and how to get rid of them?

Canker sores?: You may suffer from recurrent apthous ulcers. Look it up online. There are a lot of different treatment ideas, but sometimes difficult to make better. And see a dentist to rule out anything worse. ...Read more

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Where do canker sores come from? How do you get them and how do I get rid of them?

Where do canker sores come from? How do you get them and how do I get rid of them?

Unknown origin: We do not know what causes canker sores in each individual who has episodes of them. They are often related to stress, but can also be caused by certain foods, sharp areas of a tooth, or medications can be implicated. They usually disappear on their own in 1-2 weeks, but can be reduced in severity by using a prescription mouth rinse, such as chlorhexidine, or in extreme cases an oral steroid. ...Read more

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