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Have boils around genital area. How to remove this?

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Posted on Mon, 1 Apr 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi

I am very frequently having boils specially around my genital area.
Please advise me regarding that.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 42 minutes later
Hello XXXXXXX
recurrent boils in genital area happen due to blockadge of sebaceous glands, as this area is XXXXXXX in glands. Also there are lot of bacteria and fungi in this area.
I suggest you to keep the groin area shaved and apply candid dusting powder daily.
For now to cure the boils you can apply oint mupirocine daily twice for 7 days.
Also take an antibiotic.
Let me know if you have any further doubts.
Thank you
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