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I get boils regularly on my buttocks. How do I prevent it? Also, is there a way to remove the scars the boils have left behind?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Determine cause

Is it due to a pilonidal cyst, hygiene, oil glands, inflammatory bowel disease.
First determine the cause and you will have a possible method of prevention. Scars are permanent but may be improved once the infection resolves and may benefit from steroid injections or scar revision.

In brief: Determine cause

Is it due to a pilonidal cyst, hygiene, oil glands, inflammatory bowel disease.
First determine the cause and you will have a possible method of prevention. Scars are permanent but may be improved once the infection resolves and may benefit from steroid injections or scar revision.
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