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Abscess on the groin and itching on the buttocks. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i have abscess on groin area since last 6 months
User :   i am taking treatment since last one and half months
User :   but it has not been cured completely
Doctor :   Ok
User :   pus is also coming out
Doctor :   Can ou please tell the exact diagnosis
Doctor :   the doctor told you
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you typing now?
User :   i consulted dematologist. He has removed my abscess completely by operating it and applied ointment and advised to take rest for 2 days. He prescribed azithromycin 500mg first, after that zenflox and last doxycycline and topical creams like, bactroban and metrozyl.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this has done one and half month before. but still it has not been cured completely
Doctor :   K
User :   so, now what should i do? plz guide me for further treatment and doctors
Doctor :   Can you please tell the exact diagnosis the doctor told you
Doctor :   or give more description of the site
Doctor :   and how did it appear
User :   groin area
Doctor :   any fever
User :   no any symptoms
User :   only problem is friction
User :   while walking
Doctor :   K
Doctor :   IWht is the size of the abscess?
Doctor :   previously and after operation now
User :   previously, it was big and now it is very small.
User :   previously, it was paining but now it is not paining
User :   two abscess are there, adjcent to eachother
Doctor :   Do you say they are on the inner side of the thigh which rubs against when walking
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Doctor :   are yoiu back
User :   yes
User :   sorry to for DC
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and give feedback and when done, Please say it.
User :   tell me
User :   but you didnt reply to my problem
Doctor :   Honestly
Doctor :   i would say
Doctor :   that you need to get to a general surgeion
User :   ok
Doctor :   who is the expert who deals with this things
Doctor :   and the only
Doctor :   treatment for a ny absecss
Doctor :   Is I and D
Doctor :   incision and Drainage
User :   ok
Doctor :   Which is done by
Doctor :   Gen surgeion
Doctor :   So please do see him
Doctor :   If yoiu are in XXXXX
Doctor :   I can help you
Doctor :   in recomendking
User :   how
User :   ok
User :   you mean, it could be healed with medicines.
User :   i have to operate it /remove it by surgery
User :   it could not be healed with medicines
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   surgery is the anser
User :   ok
User :   May i know your education
User :   r u busy
Doctor :   I am a gneeral prc
Doctor :   and i am chatting with many pats
Doctor :   pts
Doctor :   so please bear with me
User :   ok
Doctor :   for the ansewer
User :   thanks for everything
User :   byeeee
User :   hello
Doctor :   yes
User :   i have also itching problem on buttok
User :   i dont know wether it is fungul or something else
User :   i am applying quadrilene ointment daily.
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User :   hello
Doctor :   are you back
User :   i dont know, one form is opened automatically, when i back, chat applet is gone
User :   ok, tell me
Doctor :   DOnt worry
Doctor :   yoiu can continue
Doctor :   now
User :   so advise me for itching
User :   i took many times fluconazole in the past
User :   it wont work
User :   hello
Doctor :   the flfluconazole is an antifungal
User :   yep
Doctor :   it should, not be applied without doctors prescription
Doctor :   it will cause resistence
Doctor :   in furtuyre
User :   i think, i got resistance of fluconazole
User :   then what should i do
Doctor :   I would better say to get a phy examination done
Doctor :   bye a dermatologist
User :   what could be the infection
User :   i want to know that
Doctor :   There are many causes of itching
User :   itching comes midnight mostly
Doctor :   it could be a worm infestation, fungal infection or a bacterial
Doctor :   too
Doctor :   if you have dry skin
Doctor :   the local cause
User :   i have completely dry skin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That coudl be a cause too
User :   i mean, i have dryskin on that area
Doctor :   Ok but ou have a local cause of abscess
User :   that too
Doctor :   which can aggravate the condition
Doctor :   are yoiu there
User :   yes
Doctor :   What else can i hlep yu
Doctor :   I can ask you to apply emolients
Doctor :   to the area
Doctor :   and get a physical examination to know the ezxact co0ndition with your skin
User :   emolients means
Doctor :   sootherners
User :   it is brand name or ingredient name
User :   contain active drug or just to keep skin smooth
Doctor :   it is an active drug by name CALADRYL
Doctor :   you can apply every 6 hours
Doctor :   but this is not the solution even
Doctor :   it can act as antipruritic
Doctor :   decrease your itching
Doctor :   but actually
User :   i cant remove itching
Doctor :   the cause of itch
Doctor :   should be found
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and give feedback and when done, Please say it.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help yu
Doctor :   with
Doctor :   Bye
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Doctor :   hi
User :   ok
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   hi
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