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Wy, why do I get boils on my back every so many months. it

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JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: why do I get boils on my back every so many months. it goes and then it pops up again .Am I lacking somthing.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My doctor took couple of them out by small surgical operation. but it keeps coming up in a different place. waist up.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello!

What is your gender and age ??

Do you have any medical conditions ?

Do you take any medications?

Are the lesions on the skin known to be boils ( infection ) or sebaceous cysts as a close possible type lesion?

Do you have much facial or back acne ??

You might have a hormonal issue ..

Diabetes makes people more susceptible to skin infections ...one possibility ...

Of you had high cortisol then that is an adrenal hormone excess which could cause more boils ( and potentially acne )

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

I will be happy to get back with you

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Dr. Bray