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Medication for Folliculitis on testicles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   well right to the problem i guess. I noticed on bump on my testicle about 2 weeks ago
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and it's sore half the time
User :   if you can web cam i could show you
User :   it's not red or white or anything
User :   just kind of a big lump thats sore
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   30
Doctor :   Ok
User :   should i like put ice on it or something
Doctor :   Do you see a swelling?
User :   it never got any bigger
Doctor :   Ok
User :   just sore and it's a little bigger then a normal bump
Doctor :   What is the color of the lesion?
User :   no color
Doctor :   You can send a pic
User :   maybe a little red cuz of irratation
User :   hold on
User :   i have a webcam
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you send it?
User :   kind of hard to take a pic
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am now
Doctor :   Fine, you can send it later
User :   ok
Doctor :   I shall reply it back
Doctor :   Not a problem
Doctor :   even after this chat is over
Doctor :   I shall give you the opinion on the same
Doctor :   by mail
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   For now, do not put ice or anything on it
User :   now i do have some acne and but idon't think it's that
Doctor :   you can Paracetamol plus brufen tablet combination
Doctor :   for the pain
Doctor :   if it is unbearable
User :   there isn't any pain
Doctor :   Fine
User :   just ichy a little sometimes
Doctor :   then no need of any medications
User :   thats normal i think
Doctor :   Have you taken any medications?
User :   lately i have sweated alot at work and i just thought i sat on them wrong or something
User :   I don't do drugs
User :   no medications
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   thats good
User :   what do you think of the picture
Doctor :   Do you remember of any injury to the area?
Doctor :   I got the picture
User :   Like i said if i remeber right i think sat down and my pants squished that part
User :   but 2 weeks i thought it would go away by now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i got kind of worried now
Doctor :   it is like a folliculitis
User :   ifolliculitis is that bad
Doctor :   it is not a serious condition
Doctor :   since it has been 2 weeks already
Doctor :   it is good to get it examined once
Doctor :   and take the opinion
Doctor :   for the need of antibiotics
Doctor :   to clear the infection
Doctor :   Are you getting it?
User :   yes need antibiotics
User :   anything else
Doctor :   antibiotics would be helpful
User :   ok so i need anykind
Doctor :   Antibiotics like fluoroquinolones
Doctor :   mentioning a few like Ciprofloxacin, which should be taken after a prescription
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