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Why Do I Keep Getting Boils On My Feet
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Why do I get boils on my body (armpits, butt, legs) if i shower everyday and have good hygiene? I stay relatively clean, what's wrong?
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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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?
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