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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   for last few days i am getting boils on my body
User :   male
User :   married 34 88kgs 5.11
User :   yes
User :   wife and a son
Doctor :   Which are the areas that your getting them and are they recurring in any particular spot
User :   on my legs
User :   thy
User :   one on my neck
User :   thigh i meant
User :   not recurring
Doctor :   Since how long have they been comming
User :   its been 10-15days'
User :   infact i had one on my right hand for some time
Doctor :   Do you have good habits other wise like bath daily
Doctor :   What is their size approximately
User :   yes vey much
User :   no smoke/drink
User :   tiny not big but pain ful
User :   puss is formed
Doctor :   Ok do you have any medical illness
Doctor :   Have you recently got your Blood Sugar tested
User :   yes doctor
User :   it was 120
Doctor :   Do you have any raised temperature at the time of fresh boils
User :   no
Doctor :   120 was a random blood sugar
User :   ys
Doctor :   I would suggest you to get Fasting and Postprandial Blood sugars done the previous night you should take regular meal at around 8 pm
Doctor :   and on the day of test avoid even taking coffee or tea
Doctor :   and if the values are raised then you should take appropriate measures to bring down the blood sugars
Doctor :   since the cause of this Boils is
Doctor :   at your age most likely to be
Doctor :   Raised Blood sugars and Poor Personal Hygiene
Doctor :   hence it would like youto get that done at the nearest Thyrocare center,
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User :   yes
Doctor :   Hi
User :   sorry was on call
User :   tell me doctor
Doctor :   What is the size of boils each time
Doctor :   and does it contain pus?
User : i told not very big...
Doctor :   Do yuo have pain and swelling around it
User :   yes
Doctor :   How long you have these?
User :   its reddish
User :   then puss will be formed'
User :   i have noe for last 2 days
Doctor :   Does they come under the hair follicle
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok you can apply FUSIWAL cream on them
Doctor :   for four days thrice daily after the washing the local area
User :   ok
Doctor :   Maintain personal hygiene well
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
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User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   last question
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
User :   why occur again and again
User :   boils i meant
Doctor :   How many times it occred
User :   i have 2-3 boils now
Doctor :   The reasons include Unhygiene, Stress, other medications,
User :   one left leg and one on right
User :   ok..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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