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Reason for Boil on back side of the head
What are the other reasons for boils on back side of the head other than diabetes. Is diabetic genetic??? Because my mother-in-law & her maternal family has diabetes. I'm specifing diabetes because I got questions that is he diabetic?
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Yes type 2 diabetes is genetic..and it is the most common cause of boils But any immunocompromised state...excessive sweating , poor hygiene ..all can cause it..
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Your mother-in-law is not from your family tree. So there is absolutely no problem. For boils it is generally due to infection. Share the picture and take online consultation.
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Boils could be due to infection caused by bacteria, and can form abscess as well. However, there could be many other reasons as well such as cysts, folliculitis (infection of hair follicle) etc. Also you need to differentiate between boil vs bump swelling - so better to consult a physician or dermatologist if it persists. You can book an online consultation /share a pic for better clarity. Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder and you are at higher risk if there is a family history.
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