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I am getting boils on my scalp, arm pits , and on skin. What could be the cause for this?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: MRSA

Methicillin resistant staph aureus, a bacteria, can cause boils in those areas on the skin.
You should see your doctor about this.

In brief: MRSA

Methicillin resistant staph aureus, a bacteria, can cause boils in those areas on the skin.
You should see your doctor about this.
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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Dr. Martin Raff
This can actually be due to methicillin-sensitive Staph aureus as well as to several other less commonly seen microorganisms. Agree with Dr. Tsiouris that you should see a doctor, and possibly an infectious diseases expert.
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