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Boils on chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have some boilers like thing on my chest , when i askd doctor he told me about some herpes zoster

User :   cud u tell me whats that
User :   he tld me its soem viral infection
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   i shall explain you about it
User :   also it seems it is expanding day by day
User :   and its irritating and burning also
Doctor :   ankur herpes zoster is an infection coused by a virus called herpes
Doctor :   it is a sister virus of chicken pox
User :   is it very dangerous
Doctor :   so if you ever had chicken pox in life the virus stauys latent
Doctor :   inyour nerves
User :   i dont remember that , but is it really dangerous
User :   today i am going to consult a doctor
Doctor :   and whenver uyo u have less nutrition/ stress/ less immunity during infections
Doctor :   it flares up and presents in this way what you have now

Doctor :   it is not dangerous
Doctor :   but it is recurrent and aggravates
User :   ys its aggravating

Doctor :   keeps recurring
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   actually the medication prescribed is acyclover
Doctor :   used 5 times a dy for 5 days
User :   ok i will take that
Doctor :   but use the symptomactic medicattion for
User :   shud i put smthin on this
Doctor :   pain
Doctor :   as it is horribly painful

Doctor :   acyclovir is prescribed by a doctor
Doctor :   so you cant get it form medical shop
Doctor :   wihout prescription
User :   m goin to see doctor today
Doctor :   use lactocalamine
Doctor :   do immediatly
User :   ys 2day only m going
Doctor :   take necessary precautions
Doctor :   as it can spread with contact
User :   precautions like
User :   ok thanks doctor thankyou very much
Doctor :   ankur
User :   ys

Doctor :   thanks for consulting

User :   thanks 2 u too
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