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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 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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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 discharges come from?

Where do discharges come from?

Everywhere: Discharge can come from anywhere. Ears, eyes, nose, wound, vaginal, etc. Most discharges are generally the liquid components of the blood which have seeped or oozed into the affected area in response to inflammation or infection. Some discharges contain cellular debris as well. ...Read more

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Where do vagina infections come from?

Where do vagina infections come from?

Depends : Yeast and bacterial vaginosis come from overgrowth of normal vaginal contents. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, herpes, syphilis and hpv come from having sex with someone has already has it. ...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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Where do emotions come from?

Where do emotions come from?

Limbic system: The limbic system integrates experiences, sensations, memories and emotions. ...Read more

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Where do goose bumbs come from?

Where do goose bumbs come from?

Chill Spill Factor: We all have tiny hairs on our skin. When we're cold or feeling something strongly, the little muscles around the base of the hairs pull, bunch up the skin & form "goosebumps." the strong feelings can be fear, an intense memory, listening to moving music, anything that makes your passion/feelings spill. ...Read more

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Where do fever blisters come from?

Where do fever blisters come from?

Fever blisters are…: …caused by the herpes simplex virus (usually type 1, but can also be type 2) which is transmitted by contact with an infected person. Lesions don't even have to be visible to transfer virus. Never cured, it hides out in the body until triggered by stress—cold/infxn/ emotional stress/ bright sunlight/etc. Doc can rx meds to suppress virus & shorten course of symptoms. ...Read more

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Where do calories come from in gin?

Where do calories come from in gin?

Ethanol: Ethanol has 7 calories per gram and gin is primarily ethanol, water, and the flavorings. Most gin has little to no sugar ("dry" gins). Some may have some sugar added. Sugar, like all carbohydrates, has 4 calories per gram. ...Read more

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Where do headaches come from?

Where do headaches come from?

Different types: There are several different types of headaches and each has it's own distinct characteristic. ...Read more

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Where do an absess come from on the body ?

Where do an absess come from on the body ?

Abscess: An abscess is a closed sac or bag of infection with pus and inflammation, enclosed and it can occur anywhere in the body. ...Read more

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Where do stem cells come from and how are they collected?

Where do stem cells come from and how are they collected?

Blood, bone marrow: Or from fetal cord blood in the U.S. In other countries all sorts of other, sometimes unethical methods are used. Collection depends on the source. If they're your stem cells, collection involves drawing of your blood or bone marrow and spinning it down in a centrifuge to collect a small amount of stem cells. ...Read more

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Where do cysts on the thyroid come from?

Where do cysts on the thyroid come from?

Adenomas: The thyroid gland is made up of a cells called follicles that secrete T4 and T3 (liothyronine) through the interaction of iodine. Sometimes, these follicules collace and form adenomas which are essentially an overgrowth. As the adenomas degenerate they can become fluid filled and are known as cyst. They are usually benign but rarely contain malignant components. To be safe, check TSH and get ultrasound. ...Read more

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Where do attachment problems come from in kids?

Where do attachment problems come from in kids?

Yes: Attachment is a normal development in first 2 years of life. Infants who are adopted after 6 months of age, who undergo disruption in relationship with care givers, has multiple care givers, certain genetic disorders or pervasive developmental disorder may affect attachment/social skills ina child and the child may start mistrusting care givers. ...Read more

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Where do babies come from?

Where do babies come from?

U're kidding right ?: If you are 18 & don't know, it's time for a long talk with mom. If you're playing on the site, please find something more productive to do with your life. ...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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My legs constantly have bruises all over them and i don't know where they are coming from. They come out if nowhere. What can be wrong?

My legs constantly have bruises all over them  and i don't know where they are coming from. They come out if nowhere. What can be wrong?

Purpura: A physician's office visit is in order to see whether you perhaps have vasculitis or some other cause. Are you taking any medications? Are the bruises palpable? ...Read more

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Can you advise on where do hemorrhoids come from?

Can you advise on where do hemorrhoids come from?

Variety of causes: Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins that exist under the lining of the rectum and anus. The primary cause of hemorrhoids is increased abdominal pressure, from chronic constipation, prolonged sitting, pregnancy and in some cases, from other diseases, such as liver disease. They are generally fleshy and soft but cause discomfort when engorged and pain if there is acute thrombosis or clotting of the vei. ...Read more