Conditions with symptom: 'boils'
A chronic and stubborn disease centred on inflammation of the large specialised sweat glands (apocrine glands) that are found mainly in the armpits and groins. These areas show a distinctive mixture of boil-like lumps, areas leaking pus, and scarring. Read more →
Molluscum Contagiosum is a virus that manifests in the form of small, raised, red lumps on the skin. Read more →
Staphylococcal infections are caused by staphylococcus bacteria. Read more →
A boil is an inflamed swelling normally caused by infection to the hair follicle. Read more →
I have had like boils under my boobs, on my legs ,in my nicker line of my thighs. Had my blood tested the doc says its normal? but these boils have like a very dark on the inside , when i squeeks them the black thing go,s back into my skin ucky.... i only have had these since i had a bite 3 years ago and since then i have had these boils appearing body. can you help .....janet
ive got the same as this went to my gp and he said its called furunculosis-basically reoccuring boils due to infection of the hair folicle
i have been suffering with vaginal boils & had thrush in the past few months. and getting itchy down below. i had a blood test for diabetis. and was told i was at a risk of having diabetis if i don't loose weight iv'e had these boils now for over a year. i have started to eat more healthy and doing more exercise. gone onto sweetners instead of sugar. my G.P. gave me some fucidine ointment. and iv'e been on antibiotis tablets. but things are still the same. HELP! i am 52 now and never suffered with boils before.
savalon cream everyday in the morning and after a shower. in the shower i use exfoliating face wash on the problem area. the only things that worked for me......
Recently i notice boils near my penis.... and my genitals burn like hell.. . I can barely walk.. these boils are also on my scorbal sack and there is also redness.. could you help me with some home remedies/medicine? Plz help... it pains a lot...
is there a possibility that I'm tarting to get boils from my boyfriend he is African I've never had one til i start dating him i got them on my thighs and lower butt like on the back of my leg. i am also sexually active with him we have been together for 7 months but its just now occurring i went to the doctor and she confirm that they were boils they went away but they are now reappearing in the same spots...someone please help
Im 21, and for about 6 years now I have had hundreds of boils and what i think are black heads on both of my inner thighs. The boils have left me with many black unsightly scars. Is there a name for this medical condition and is their any treatment ? PLEASE HELP !
Im only 18 and have had boils since i was about 12. im scared all over my bum and legs! use hibbe scrub! just go to the chemist and ask for it. It works wonders. dont get me wrong they will still come up but it will help. hope this works for u
Hi there I just went to check out the net about the scrub that is mentioned in the post by Grace and actually I think its called Hibiclens scrub and it advised not to use over prolonged periods.
Recently, I've being getting boils a lot, so far I've had two on my groin and just this morning I found one in the crevase on my nose. I dont know whats causing them because I have never had boils before in my life, before I thought they were just big spots cause I'm still going through puberty. I've just been popping them but they just come back on a different of my body. What should I do to make them go away and stay away? Heather
I often get painful acne/ boils on my bottom. They get really big and red but are quite deep under the skin. I suffer from acne on my face and back but this is manageable! Any suggestions as to what I can do for the boils on my bottom?
Hi I've had frequent boils since full hysterectomy,in and around the vaginal area..yet never had them before was wondering if there had shaved me the wrong way.As the boils are reoccurring same place within the hair follicles..I'm so scarred were there pop and heal,I've tried all types of antibiotics but then I get thrush,so I'm fighting two problems then..I'm 52 hysterectomy was when I was 46 I eat healthy no suger or salt in my diet either... SO Help Please...
I have been getting boils since Jan14. I have had blood tests not diabetic and plenty white blood cells to catch infection. I feel tired and lethargic all the time i'm now on my 6th course of antibiotics and my Dr is stumped? If i cut myself it tends to get infected also. I ended up in A+E with what looked like 4 at once in the same area. Now had about 20 boils. Legs bum nose ear groin areas. At my wits end. Any ideas????
My clitoris appears to be swollen. It has lumps/boils on it which is painful to the touch and most uncomfortable. When I move around in my sleep or my knickers touch the lumps/boils on my clitoris I know about it I am in absolute agony. Please help me?
Hi I just wanted to say I am 15 and I have a similar problem but on the top of the back of my thighs and the very start of my buttocks. They only came about recently and my mum suggested I took a hot bath to bring out the swelling. I would NOT suggest you burst the boil as this is extremely painful. I would just have a warm bath or put a warm damp flannel on the area and it will bring out the boil and eventhough the boil will still be there it should just pop itself now you've brought it to the surface. It shouldn't be anymore Noticeable and just be gentle when you first get out the bath/ remove the flannel after maybe twenty minutes? Do this like once a day and it should just pop itself, this should not hurt and if you don't notice it Popped it might just go down naturally. Also once the area is dry I really suggest kamillosan ointment. You should be able to buy it anywhere, it's for pregnant women who get rashes when they breastfeed and it made my boil much less painful and soothed it, they tended to disappear after a few days. They may come back every now and then but the flannel/bath and ointment whenever you need it is guaranteed to work. Hope this helped x
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