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Recurring boils on inner thigh. I am not taking any

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Recurring boils on inner...

Recurring boils on inner thigh

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I am not taking any medications and havent seen a doctor yet

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Nothing as far as I know. my last glucose test indicated high sugar levels

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Recurring boils indicate an infection under the skin. This could be folliculitis or furunculosis or hidradenitis supperativa. All of these conditions are more common in diabetics and all usually require antibiotics to improve. Severe or resistant cases often require surgical drainage. I would suggest you have your doctor or an urgent care physician evaluate you for this reasonably soon and get you on the appropriate medications.

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