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boils popping up on my legs, torso, and lower belly areas.

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I've been dealing lately with quite a few boils popping up on my legs, torso, and lower belly areas. I have had MRSA in the past and recently was diagnosed w/ it again. When the most recent diagnosis was given after about two months it cleared up after being cut open nd I HD 2 clean nd repack it each day w/o any problems. Well in the last month 5 or 6 or 7 at most have popped up out of no where on my hip, top of thighs, torso, nd lower abdomen. The 1 on my lower right abdomen I was finally able 2 get it ruptured 2day. Well, when I was squeezing n cleaning it out best I could before covering it w/ gauze until I'm able 2 pack it IT ABSOLUTELY NO JOKE IT SMELLED LITERALLY LIKE POOP. YES POOP. I do kno that sometimes they can have a raunchy smell once rupturd but out of all I have ever had this is the only 1 to smell so bad literally like poop it could be smelled down the hallway from the bathroom. Why is this that it smells so freakin bad/much like poop???


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replied August 3rd, 2017
Acne and Skin Disorders Answer A61874
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Recurrent boils due to MRSA needs complete cultures and sensitivity of the organism to the antibiotics and given accordingly to eradicate, along with it, work up to find out the the cause of recurrence, immune tolerance and underlying metabolic triggers like diabetes etc should be ruled out.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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