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Boils on the body, swollen and red, applied neomycin. Cause?

Hi doc. I m having a red boil for the last one week on my right thigh and yesterday i found the boil on the lower part of my left leg. Its swollen and in red. I went to the pharmacist and was told it could be due to bacteria infections and they have gave me a neomycin cream to apply and some antibiotics . What could be really the cause of these boils lately on my body?
Asked On : Sat, 4 Aug 2012
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Thanks for query,
The reason of your boils is infection.The bacteria cause this infection lies in our body in non active or resting condition.when they get favourable condition they start multiplying causes inflammation & boils.
The favourable condition may be high sugar level,decrease resistance of body,secondary attack, weather condition etc.
You need anti-inflammatory medicine along with antibiotics.
You should clean the burst boil before applying neomycin.
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