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What does it mean when you have small painful cluster like boils on you thighs?

What does it mean when you have small painful cluster like boils on you thighs?

It means...: ...That you need to see a doctor. You may have an infection, or other significant condition, that cannot be treated sight unseen. ...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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I occasionally get what appears to be boils on my inner thighs, lower stomach or pubic area. They sometimes become large and painful. What are they?

Sounds like: Folliculitis, or infection of hair follicles. These usually get better, but sometimes you need antibiotics. If it is severe and recurrent, it could be hidradenitis, a condition that might require surgery. Also get tested for systemic disorder such as diabetes. Time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have boils on my thighs. It reoccurs quite often after subsiding.Should i be worried?

Recurrent boils legs: Worried/concerned , yes.First r they boils or pimples?How long has this been going on, boils anywhere else on your body?Fever? Have you self-treated?(moms antibiotics, herbal salves pills?) any other symptoms like bladder infection symptoms?Best is to see your primarycare md check for diabetes, localized skin disease , good luck, don't delay , doesn't seem to be an emergency at this point. ...Read more

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I am getting boils on my inner thighs they come and go what could this be and what could i do?

Infection: It sounds like this is recurrent minor infections that probably can be treated with help from your physician. I would recommend you see a doctor about this problem. ...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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I get boils on my inner thighs in the summer. Is there anything that can help this?

I get boils on my inner thighs in the summer. Is there anything that can help this?

Antibacterial soap: Such symptoms might come from infected hairs (folliculitis) or result from skin to skin contact in association with sweating. A simple remedy to try: bathe with an antibacterial soup, an example of which would be dial (r) . A more usual cause of such infections can be exposure to inadequated treated hot tub water, which can be avoided by properly treating the tub's water with chlorine. If the anti. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of boils on the inner thigh?

How can I get rid of boils on the inner thigh?

You need a doctor: Most 'boils' are due to staphylococcus bacteria infecting the skin.Pus forms below the skin which swells to form a painful boil.Sometimes streptococci & pseudomonas may cause boils.Often the 'boil' can be cured by a special drainage procedure performed by your doctor.If the surrounding area is red & angry antibiotics are needed. If untreated the infection can spread to the blood & become dangerous. ...Read more

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Keep getting I think either cyst or boils on my brest,stomach,underarms,between thighs plz help?

Boils: You need to have a physician look at those and probably do a culture to see exactly what they are ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for boils on the thighs?

Boils: These are, more often that not, due to staph aureus infection, and you should be seen by a doctor, have one of these opened and cultured. The important factor is to determine whether or not this is mrsa, and if so this will influence the choice of antibiotic. You might also need to attempt nasopharyngeal and skin colonization. Good luck. ...Read more

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