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Why do I keep growing blisters on my legs?

Why do I keep growing blisters on my legs?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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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Why do I keep on getting warts on my face area?

Why do I keep on getting warts on my face area?

Minor mystery: No one will ever figure this out. Warts just pop up and it is almost never apparent why. Just get them removed. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting cold sores on my lip?

Why do I keep getting cold sores on my lip?

Viruses cause sores.: We all harbor the viruses that cause cold sores. When our immune system is compromised these cold sores will continue to return. Getting a good nights sleep, a good well balanced diet and coping better with daily stress can go a long way to improving the health of your immune system. If your sores persist, please see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting fever blisters on my lips?

Why do I keep getting fever blisters on my lips?

Cold sores: The cold sores or fever blisters are a herpes simplex virus. Stress whether physical (lack of sleep infection....) or emotional stress. I advise you to see your doctor as there are medications your doctor can put you on to prevent the frequent out breaks. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting a rash on my neck?

Why do I keep getting a rash on my neck?

Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting lumps on my inner thigh

Why do I keep getting lumps on my inner thigh

Several causes: There are be several causes and sometimes irregularities in the subcutaneous tissue are actually normal. Are the lumps painful or tender? If you are concerned and if they are painful then see a doctor. ...Read more

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I keep getting boils on my bottom, why?

I keep getting boils on my bottom, why?

Buttock boils: Boils of the buttocks region develop from a number of things. Some of those include the the high moisture related to the region, as well as poor hygiene and proximity of the buttock to the rectum, which increases the amount of bacteria and debris within the buttocks area. This provides a great environment for boils to develop. ...Read more

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Why do I keep gettin painful boils on my face and what can clear them up?

Why do I keep gettin painful boils on my face and what can clear them up?

Facial Boils: Without examining you and further details, it is difficult to answer definitively, some possibilities: cystic acne can cause this and often requires complex strategy with cleansing, topical and/or oral antibiotics and retinoid treatment. Recurrent boils can also be from MRSA and that requires following a decontamination protocol to eradicate the bacteria in your nose, clothing, linens and pets. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting boils all over my body it keep leaving ugly marks I have them on my breast also?

Why do I keep getting boils all over my body it keep leaving ugly marks I have them on my breast also?

Need photos: If you are developing "boils" in the hair bearing areas i.e.axillas.groins,breasts, vulva and/or perineum you may have Hidradenitis Suppurativa which is a skin condition that affects apocrine sweat glands. You should be evaluated by a physician who will be able to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

May be psoriasis: Hard to say without seeing. The presence of thickened red scaly plaques on the elbows & knees can be common sites for psoriasis. I would see a dermatologist to have it checked. ...Read more

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Why do I get boils on my vagina?

Why do I get boils on my vagina?

Boil: There are lot of glands in vaginal skin and so its easy for them to get blocked and turn into boils . If having recurrent boil then it might be worthwhile getting swabs done and seeing doctor , also excluding diabetes. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting boils.?

Why do I keep getting boils.?

Staph infection: These are probably due to staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria. You should have cultures of the boil to determine what the organism and its sensitivity to antibiotics are. If staph, in addition to receiving antibiotics attempts to eliminate carriage of this should be made with Mupirocin (bactroban) ointment in the nose and washing solely with a hexochlorphine containing soap. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting sore lumps in my armpits?

Why do I keep getting sore lumps in my armpits?

Hidranitis: You probably need to see your doctor about this condition which causes recurring infections in the glands under your arm. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting stye's on my eyes? I was everything when I get them but they're reoccurring

Why do I keep getting stye's on my eyes? I was everything when I get them but they're reoccurring

Bacterial infection: This bacterial infection (Staph) can be spread from your nose or throat if you rub your eyes w/out washing hands. It spreads between people too. Never 'pop' them. Ask druggist (or Dr) about gentle eyelid soaps. Wash carefully. Read about it: http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/styes.htm Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why do I get acne on my legs?

Why do I get acne on my legs?

Probably not acne: You probably have folliculitis on your legs. If you shave them you may cut yourself and then a bacteria may cause what looks like a pimple to develop. If you have a lot of them you should see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why might someone keep getting boils on my nose?

Boils: Chronic recurrent staph infection. Use acne cleansing agents, keep your hands off your face, take clindamycin (ABX). If diabetic , see dermatology ...Read more

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I have bites on my fingers, wrists, on my arms, and hands and i don't know what to do I keep getting one each day what do I do?

I have bites on my fingers, wrists, on my arms, and hands and i don't know what to do I keep getting one each day what do I do?

Could be scabies: Which is a highly contagious parasitic mite that lives in your skin and spreads all over the body. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment as soon as possible. ...Read more