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Blister over the thumb - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :  
this is regardign my son
User :  
age 1 year 6 months
Doctor :  
Please proceed
User :  
he is having the habit of thumb suckking
User :  
from the past two days he is having some bulge kind of thing on the thumb
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
and he is unable to put it in the mouth so he is crying whole night
User :  
as he prefers to put it more in the night
User :  
how to proceed on this
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Ok once the bulge is healed then he shall resume to put it
Doctor :  
Since there is a habit of thumb sucking there is a chance of infection
User :   the bulge looks little red in color
Doctor :  
and that could have resulted in bulge
User :  
and i felt that there is some infection in it
Doctor :   He needs a topical anti infective cream to be applied
User :  
can u suggest any name for the above
Doctor :  
You can apply like NEOSPORIN ointment
Doctor :  
but tie a guaze loosely over it
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
so that he does not suck on it
Doctor :  
Wash it off after half an hour
User :  
if i show it to a doctor will he removes the fuss from the bulge
Doctor :  
Is it a large bulge and has pus in it?
User :  
it is small
User :  
is there any doctor in chennai where i can go and show it to him
Doctor :   Yes sure
Doctor :  
I shall help you
Doctor :  
If the blister is tensed that it needs to be drained
Doctor :  
the tense is the result of the pain
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
So it is better to get it punctured under sterile conditions by a doctor
please give me the address of the doctor

Doctor :  
You can look for one at this link
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW User :  
thanks so much for your help
Doctor :  
User :  
bye
Doctor :   She can help you as well
Doctor :  
Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :  
i think i will go to her
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done
User :  
bye
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :  
Bye for now
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