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What could cause a boil on the skin and on the eye?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Staph infection

The most likely infection is caused by staphylococcus which can cause an infection in the skin and involve the glands of the eyelid.
Also rosacea can infect the skin and the eyelid.Vboth are treatable with oral antibiotics. Heat can offerctemporary relief until you can see your doctor for a press riot ion antibiotic.

In brief: Staph infection

The most likely infection is caused by staphylococcus which can cause an infection in the skin and involve the glands of the eyelid.
Also rosacea can infect the skin and the eyelid.Vboth are treatable with oral antibiotics. Heat can offerctemporary relief until you can see your doctor for a press riot ion antibiotic.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. David Wyatt
with eye involvement - you DO NOT want to wait and see - you need to get treatment ASAP~
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bacteriae

Bacterial infection (mostly by staphylococcus/streptococcus).

In brief: Bacteriae

Bacterial infection (mostly by staphylococcus/streptococcus).
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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