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Posted by: Shy-bum | 2007/03/16

Embarassing Pimples / Boils on Buttocks

Good day,

I am suffering from embarassing pimples / boils on my buttox and upper legs.

I've always had some occasional ones, but since November last year, for no reason I can think of, this condition has just worsened! They are even occasionally painful now, opposed to just being sensitive to the touch.

Please help! I need to know the factors contributing to this so that I can try and cure this horrible horrible problem!

I do not have a medical aid and would rather not go to a doctor for this if at all possible. I am hoping that there is a diet-adapting cure for this. If not, medication is the way I will go as the cause of this may also affect my health in other ways later if I do not do something about this now.

You will be my HERO if you can help me figure this one out!

Thank you

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Dear Shy bum
try bathing with Hibiscrub soap, bactroban ointment in your nose, oral antibiotic like Bactrim if you are not allergic, check your Iron levels, take vit C supplements
See http://www.dermatologychannel.net/follicle/folliculitis.shtml

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Our users say:
Posted by: Mac | 2007/03/19

Hi,

I'm 25 and also suffer from acne, my face used to be swollen and painful to touch and I hated looking in the mirror. As the rest I also tried different treatments but nothing worked. Went to the dermotologist but turned out to be too expensive in the long run.

Started trying a home mixture on Saturday and two days later I feel like a new human being. My face is busy clearing and it's not swollen or painful to touch anymore. I still can't believe how well this has worked and the best part it cost nothing more than R20.00

An hour or so before bedtime I wash my face with pick 'n pays white soap. I then apply a mixture: Mixture consists of:

Half a small bottle of WHITE Camphor Cream (cheapest one is fine) and two measuring spoonfuls of bottled lemon juice mixed well together.

I apply this to all the affected areas whole face and neck and before I go to sleep i wash it off with hot water. I then dry my face with toilet paper and whola! Two days later i feel fantastic! Maybe it will work for you. If you try it will you please let me know my mail is sssmacatlanticdotnet.

Goodluck,

Mac

Reply to Mac
Posted by: lelike boude | 2007/03/16

ek weet presies hoe jy voel!!!!! ek sukkel self met die probleem en nie n dokter of dermatoloog kon my daarmee help nie. selfs my genikoloog het dit al gesien en ook hy kon my nie help nie....ek wag in spanning vir n antwoord van die cyberdoc!!!!!

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