I too get those darned carbuncle abscesses and they suck big time. I had to have one on my private area lanced, ouch big time. I don't know what to do to keep them from comming, but I know I had to go on antibiotics and that has helped some.
I am glad that your son went and talked to that Landlord. Children have a way of getting an adults attention a lot faster then an adult can. I am proud of your son for speaking up for you.
Lupus for many years. Like most of my life. Sjogrens that started at 35 and Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteo-Arthritis of the spine, Ankylosing Spondilitis, Periferal Neuropathy, mild CP and now just recently diagnosed with PA. I had a disc replaced in December of 2007.
Plaquenil, Sulindac, Imuran, Celiac diet, Tramadol and B12 shot once a month.