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Child has water-filled blister on leg, painful. Help - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:My 2.5 year daughter has watery blister
User:I think it came up due to her cuticle
User:I would like to send you the pic
Doctor:yes sure
User:it is on her thumb in the leg
User:can you tell me your mail id where I can send it
Doctor:you can send it at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:Address it to me.
User:sure I am sending
Doctor:Did you send it?
User:I have sent it to you
User:it happened yesterday and the pic is of today just few minutes back
Doctor:I will inform customer care.
User:yesterday it was very small but today it has grown
Doctor:In the meanwhile we can discuss your kid's condition.
Doctor:Does it hurt?
User:she is fine
User:sometimes she complaints that it hurts
Doctor:How long has it been there?
User:since yeaterday
User:yesterday it was very small
Doctor:Did any discharge come out of it?
User:but today morning it became a bit bigger
User:no there is no discharge
User:did you get a chance to look at the pic
Doctor:Does it look watery?
Doctor:Not yet.
User:yes it looks watery
Doctor:Any possibility that it may be filled with pus.
Doctor:I got the pictures.
User:it looks watery only and does not look like pus because the color is not like that of a pus
Doctor:I just saw the picture
Doctor:It has a greenish colour.
Doctor:It seems to be paronychia.
Doctor:It is usually bacterial but it may be fungal as well.
User:not greenish actually
User:but ya we can say little bit green
Doctor:The fluid if taken out will result in resolution.
User:why does it happen
User:and what is the treatment
User:and medicine that I can give her
Doctor:You will need to go to a doctor so that he can safely incise it.
Doctor:He may give a course of antibiotics.
Doctor:It will resolve
Doctor:But it may develop again.
User:We checked with a doctor yesterday when it was small
User:and he suggested Antibiotic
User:which we are giving
User:so shall we wait for it to break or incise it
Doctor:It depends.
Doctor:If the lesion is getting better we can observe
Doctor:Mostly it needs to be incised.
User:today mostly we wont find the doctor
User:shall we wait till tomorrow
Doctor:You can wait and see.
Doctor:Give her clean drinking and bathing water.
Doctor:It will help her raise her immunity.
Doctor:Do you have a question here?
User:no doctor I dont have any other question
User:thanks a lot for your suggestion
Doctor:Hope I helped
Doctor:Take care
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