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About once a month, I get a boil. Is that ok or bad?
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care
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In brief: Boil
Well, if the boil is in the same locale, there may be a foreign body that causes the body to react.
If the location of the boil changes, then it may indicate that you have a skin colonization with a particular bacterial sub-type. See a dermatologist to get this checked out by a professional.

In brief: Boil
Well, if the boil is in the same locale, there may be a foreign body that causes the body to react.
If the location of the boil changes, then it may indicate that you have a skin colonization with a particular bacterial sub-type. See a dermatologist to get this checked out by a professional.
Dr. David Wishnew
Dr. David Wishnew
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Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Ok but may get treat
With recurrent skin abscesses it is possible you are a "carrier" of staph infections.
A good thorough cleansing and decontamination protocol which you could find online or from your doc could likely help.

In brief: Ok but may get treat
With recurrent skin abscesses it is possible you are a "carrier" of staph infections.
A good thorough cleansing and decontamination protocol which you could find online or from your doc could likely help.
Dr. Martin Tyson
Dr. Martin Tyson
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