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Reoccuring small boils. Dark black. Tried antibiotics. Not helping. Cancer, skin problem?

hello , in the beginning of january 2013 I got a boil in between my buttox area . The doctor put me in anti-biotic .and it's gone , but I got another boil also in between buttox area but not the same one, again in three days . I got another anti biotic again. and it's gone. but the problem never ended ,I started getting more than one boil . I have taken anti-bieotic three times so far . right now I have 3 small boil , two of them are kinda dark or black . I'm really worry if I have serious skin problem ,e,g skin cancer . is there a chance that doctors will not make difference between normal boil or another skin problem .
information about me :
weight: 76.75 kg
hight: 181 cm
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hello, thanks for the query to H.C.M.
Here I would like to say that forget about cancer as you mentioned in your's query.
Skin folds in our body are most prone to skin infections and that's it is .
Multiple boils commonly known as pyoderma are most frequent among few persons , however reasons are different.
Poor hygiene is the most common cause as in buttock region there are folds between lower part of buttock and upper part of back of thigh.
Due to poor hygiene there are growth of bacteria hence boils.
Another reason of frequent boils are
1. Diabetes type 1 or 2
2. Worm infestation
3. Precursor of dermatitis, eczema.
So please get in blood examination for above mentioned reasons and consult a doctor and have a treatment accordingly.
Good luck. Dr. HET
Answered: Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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