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Got painful boils in underarm. Not cured by antibiotic. Looking for remedy

I got several bal tod in my underarm area. I consulted a doc as it hd really grown n he cut it n also gave me antibiotics for 3 days. However, that particular baltod hs become better but new boils apear in neraby area. Antibiotics course is also over now. It is very painful n quite a few new boils hv appeared now. Pls advise remedy.
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Hello . Thanks for posting your query.
You seem to be having recurrent folliculitis. This is due to the bacteria in your underarms which is causing these. You need to apply mupirocin cream twice a day in the underarms for a week every month for six months. This will reduce the carriage of bacteria and prevent new boils from coming.
Answered: Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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