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Are some people more prone to getting skin abscess?

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In brief: Yes

Diabetic conditions or immune disorders can increase risks.
Some people have unknown reasons with aggressive cystic acne or hidradenitis causing recurrent infections. Some resistant bacteria can be transmitted in families from one person to another.

In brief: Yes

Diabetic conditions or immune disorders can increase risks.
Some people have unknown reasons with aggressive cystic acne or hidradenitis causing recurrent infections. Some resistant bacteria can be transmitted in families from one person to another.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Certain genetically predisposing immune conditions can cause predisposition to abscesses.

In brief: Yes

Certain genetically predisposing immune conditions can cause predisposition to abscesses.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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