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Posted by: moemfie | 2008/07/23

boils caused by cycling

hi there
every time my husband goes cycling for long distances he develop this glands that looks like boils on the innerside of his tigh exactly where the saddle pressed against his skin. he' s been getting this for quite some time now and the doctor gave him an injection to clear it. it dissappeared for a while but as soon as he gets on his bike it' s out again.please advise if there' s some medication he can take to finally get rid of it or to clear maybe his blood.
tnx

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Hi Moemfie
Let him try bathing with Hibiscrub soap to reduce the load of bacteria on the skin ( Staph aureus that causes boils live on our skin normally) He can put bactroban ointment on the area as soon as he sees a pimple developing.
Dr Bets

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