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Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MD
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I suffer with boils in the groin area. I am on a course of

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Hi there. I suffer with boils in the groin area. I am on a course of lymecyclibe
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: lymecycline so far for two weeks which has cleared the infection somewhat. But I have huge lumps under the skin and they feel kike hard scarring tissue
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: i have been to the doctor many times in the past. Always given fluclox or Amox. Lymecycline treats the infection but the lumps are always still there. They are firm
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Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 18 days ago.

They may take a while to improve.

But following treatment can be tried to expedite.

You can try the following over the counter treatment option:

1. Salicylic acid 10% peel daily in daytime for 6 weeks--to cleanse the pores.

and

2. Adapalene 0.1% gel daily at bedtime for 6 weeks at least --helps to regenerate healthy skin and control inflammation.