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What could cause a persistent skin boil?
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology
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In brief: Colonization
You may be a staph carrier, and continue to reinfect yourself.
Consider having a nasal swab done at your doctors office to determine if this is true. If so there are strategies to minimize the recurrence of boils.

In brief: Colonization
You may be a staph carrier, and continue to reinfect yourself.
Consider having a nasal swab done at your doctors office to determine if this is true. If so there are strategies to minimize the recurrence of boils.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology
In brief: See below
A boil is a bacterial infection of the skin.
A persistent boil would result from infection with an aggressive bacteria that the body's normal defense mechanisms cannot overcome.

In brief: See below
A boil is a bacterial infection of the skin.
A persistent boil would result from infection with an aggressive bacteria that the body's normal defense mechanisms cannot overcome.
Dr. David Voron
Dr. David Voron
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