Boils - Treatment by Drugs - Glossary

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Glossary

Hair follicle: A small pit or depression in the skin where hair grows and emerges out of the skin. Sweat glands and sebaceous glands open into this pit.

Antibiotic-resistant infection: An infection that does not respond to a particular antibiotic.

Carrier: A person who has the bacteria or a genetic defect that causes a disease and can pass it on to others, but does not suffer from the disease.

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my two years son has been suffering from knee boils for the past one month and has taken alot of antibiotics like zinnzt,trogil but the boils keep on reccuring.please help am so desprate

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