or skin abscesses are painful,
pus-filled bumps that appear on
the surface of the skin. They
typically emerge when hair follicles
become infected by bacteria and
ultimately lead to inflammation
of the skin.
appear anywhere on the skin but
they typically form on the face,
neck, armpits, buttocks or thighs,
wherein excessive hair follicles
and sweat glands aggravate the
condition. Boils that occur in
clusters are known as carbuncles.