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Boil on inner thighs, under arms, on waist or stomach. Redness, tenderness, painful. Has pus and blood

I keep getting what appears to be a boil , either on my inner thighs, under my arm , on my waist or stomach . They start out as a red and tender oval, roundish area and hurt to the touch or if I move the wrong way, they get bigger and the skin starts to look glossy. eventually something yellow and clear liquid and then blood will come out
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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As you are having multiple boils please start a course of oral antibiotic like amoxycillin or cefixime after getting the prescription of same from your local doctor. Use antibacterial soap to bathe and apply mupirocin cream over affected areas. Hopefully in few days the lesions would resolve.
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