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Hi, i am 19 years old and have been getting boils frequently for 4-5 months now. Ive had about 6 boils, 5 on my bum, my upper inner and 1 on my eyelid?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Not uncommon

can recur in buttocks area, due to several causes, continued pressure, not fully recovered or partially treated, might need systemic antibiotics or surgery, also on the lid is common, and sometimes might be related to error of refraction, i.
e. Needs correction glasses, other general causes as diabetes need to be ruled out as well, but first the common causes, please check with your doctor, good luck

In brief: Not uncommon

can recur in buttocks area, due to several causes, continued pressure, not fully recovered or partially treated, might need systemic antibiotics or surgery, also on the lid is common, and sometimes might be related to error of refraction, i.
e. Needs correction glasses, other general causes as diabetes need to be ruled out as well, but first the common causes, please check with your doctor, good luck
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