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What can I do for Boils?

I am a 38 year old female and I would say for the last 10 years I have been suffering from gettin boils which start off looking like black heads in my inner thigh area. I have had every blood test treatment and it has all came back negative. Is there any treatment that can be done to permanetly get rid of them. Also they are sometime painful and besides otc treatment for ance. Is there some type of laser treatment that can be done?
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maybe you need to change lifestyle..to be exact FOOD. eat more veggies and fruits that fibrous. less carbo and sweet foods and cholesterol. good luck  and take care
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Hi,

Recurrent boils or  furunculosis  are skin abscesses that may be caused by the Staph bacteria. In between outbreaks of boils, the bacteria responsible (staph) is still present on your body and thus may lead to recurrence. Talk to your doctor of a possibility of a chronic staph carrier so that proper prophylaxis may be done. Physicians have tried eradicating the staph by simply applying an antibiotic to the nose each month, and this approach sometimes is successful.
Vitamin C supplement may also be beneficial.  There is no known laser treatment that is tailored for recurrent boils. Take care and keep us posted.
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