I have very recently started getting boils and patches of

Patient : I have very recently started getting boils and patches of very dry skin... The boils have occured under my breast and one has just apoeared on my shoulder just below my new tattoo... The dry skin comes in dots... One the size of a 5p on my back, the rest are smaller and are around my shoulder, one on my ankle and quite a few on each elbow. My GP is unsure and has said to take skin antibiotics... Does anyone have an explanation why this is occuring? It has only just started.
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