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Blood blisters outside the anus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   Hi Dr.
User :   How are you?
User :   I need small help
Doctor :   Go ahead with ur query
User :   today morning, I have noticed a small lump or Blood blister (not sure what it is) on my anus
User :   what should I do now?
Doctor :   Did you notice any blood ?
User :   no
Doctor :   DO you have pain while empting stools?
Doctor :   Do you have diarrhea?
User :   not today..
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you blisters any where in the body?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are the blisters outside the anus?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are they painful?
User :   its only 1
User :   no
Doctor :   It is probably infected hair follicle
User :   ok..
User :   so which kind of treatment I need to go for?
User :   is it serious?
Doctor :   Use antibiotic soap
Doctor :   No it not
User :   do I need any ointment to be applied
Doctor :   Topical Neosporin or bacitracin oitment will be enough
User :   ok..
User :   how many times I need to apply and till when I can expect relief out of it?
Doctor :   3 times
Doctor :   it takes 3 days to heal
User : after that if I have any problem, I need to consult any doctor?
Doctor :   If the bump gets worse u need 5 day course of antibitics
User :   so which kind of specialist I need to meet? Can you please suggest
Doctor :   Yes It is better to consult and show the bumps to physician and take his opinion and take prescription for antibitics
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any General Physician
User :   oh ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   It is skin problem
User :   ok
User :   Thanks a lot Dr.
Doctor :   You welcome
Doctor :   Thank you for consultingme
Doctor :   Bye
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Have a great Day
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