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Benign growths below skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   Actually I am having some health problems right now..
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Proceed with your query
User :   there are some clots in my body.. like say in external skin of stomach and in thigh...
Doctor :   Clots, how do you say?

User :   well do you understand Hindi...
User :   ??
Doctor :   No

User :   I dont know actual english word.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   okk
User :   no issues
Doctor :  
You can describe it in simple words
User :   ok
User :   these are kind of small clots.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I can feel them with my hands
Doctor :  
You can see it over the skin, like small clots right?
User :   no they are not visible as such
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
Then how does it look like
User :   but can be felt with hands on them
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
They are benign growths usually of fat
Doctor :  
and not blood clots as such
User :   ok
User :   I see
User :   so is there any treatment needed for them
User :   ?
Doctor :   No, it is not

Doctor :  
But I would advise you to get it examined once by the General surgeon
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and reconfirm the same
User :   ok
Doctor :  
No treatment is required for such growths
User :   ok
User :   Dr. One more query ..
Doctor :   Sure

User :   I am having pain in my teeth.
User :   since long time.. I am used to take ketanov medicine
User :   whenever there is pain
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Should not take it
Doctor :  
It is rarely used
User :   really?
User :   what are the outcomes of using it frequently
Doctor :   Instead take combiflam, or Imol

Doctor :  
Both are good
User :   I have already used them but these two are not working well with me
Doctor :   Ok, but they are safer

User :   now the situation is like whenever I take anything , it starts paining
User :   so what should I be doing??
Doctor :  
There are other painkillers as well
Doctor :   Now it is good to visit a dentist

Doctor :  
and see what is wrong
Doctor :  
and then treating it is the solution
User :   ok.
Doctor :  
and just taking painkillers for long time does not serve the purpose
User :   what may be the consequencies of taking it for long time?
Doctor :   GI ulcer, bleeding and perforation, drowsiness, rash, bronchospasm, hypotension, psychosis, dry mouth, fever, bradycardia, chest pain, dizziness, headache, sweating, oedema, pallor, liver function changes. Transient stinging and local irritation (ophthalmic).

Doctor :   They are the possibilities
Doctor :  
You need not get frightened by the list
User :   yes Dr.
User :   I used to feel like the above.
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
But stop it atleast not routinely
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   can you suggest any toothpaste for that
Doctor :   Go for Sensoform toothpaste
Doctor :  
Brush 2 times/day
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok proceed

User :   just last one
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   Dr I have pain in joint of right leg thumb . Its been long time for the same..
User :   whenever I run or walk fast , it starts paining
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?

User :   once I shown it to a Arthro
User :   But no +ve results
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Ortho*
Doctor :   Yes, I got it
Doctor :   What is your height and weight?
Doctor :   I need your age also

User :   I m 23 yrs 5 ft 4" ,68 kg
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since there is no abnormality
Doctor :  
it is a functional pain
Doctor :  
Help yourself by doing a regular exercise
Doctor :  
as it will speeden the circulation
Doctor :  
and pain will come down
User :   which kind of exercises
User :   ?
Doctor :  
also muscular strength will improve
Doctor :  
Brisk walking is ideal
User :   ok, just one thing i wanted to add is that I can feel the sweet pain while pushing the spot with fingers.
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
It is due to local inflammation in the part
Doctor :  
and will come down gradually
Doctor :  
Provide hot fomentation
Doctor :  
or dip it in hot water for 20 mins
Doctor :  
Hot to the extent you can bear
User :   ok
User :   no need of any ointment or something?
User :   just normal hot water will work?
Doctor :   You can use Voveran gel at night before going to sleep
Doctor :   But hot water is also good enough and is better

User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   no thanks a lot Dr.
User :   for helpin me
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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