How to get rid of boil near eye? - Online Doctor Chats
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This is regarding my husband, he has a boil near his eye which has been persistent for an year
We had gone to an opthamologist
he suggested Gaitlox eye drops
but the boil does not go away
It itches in the mornings after waking up
but harmless rest of the day
occasionally in the night there is a small white secretion which dries up
What could be the reason/solution for this ?
Is there a way I can mail a picture of that ?
Yes that will help
Send the photo at
how do I send it ?
Address it to my name
ok will do in a minute
I have sent the mail as you suggested
were you able to receive it ?
I got the photo
It seems like a bacterial folliculitis
It is hard to treat
and will recur
Are you there?
Can try consulting a surgeon to debride it
ok.. no way to deal with it using medicine alone ?
it is hard to treat
with some medicines it will decrease, only to come back
ok.. for surgery is it something simple or complex ?
Its a simple procedure
ok.. what are the -ve effects of not treating it ?
could it lead to complications later ?
It has no complications
It is harmless
ok.. Thanks a lot Doctor. I will consult a surgeon as you suggested
Thanks for coming on chat
thanks for the prompt help.. Have a great day!
Have a nice time
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