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Why do boils itch?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Inflammation

The inflammation associated with boils causes an irritation of the skin and nerves at the site and this can result in the sensation of itch.

In brief: Inflammation

The inflammation associated with boils causes an irritation of the skin and nerves at the site and this can result in the sensation of itch.
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