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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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had a pain in bottom of right ring finger near were it bends no marks. Next day had a rash kinda looked like poison ivy but very painful just in that one spot. Now rash is still the same size but more of a white clear look with red center and feels like needles when you touch it. Its very painful and I cant bend my finger
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   let me read ur query
Doctor :   Do u have any pain or difficulty while moving your fingers /
User :   just the one with the spots
Doctor :   do they pain when you move the fingers ?
Doctor :   or only when the spot is touched ?
Doctor :   does the pain occur only when u touch them ?
User :   both
Doctor :   You may be having an intertrigo,
Doctor :   which is due to the infection of the interdigital area of the fingers
Doctor :   You may benefit by NSAID like ibuprofen for a few days
Doctor :   as well as a antibiotic cream, applied topically
User :   what type of cream is best?
Doctor :   Novabiocin Or Soframycin cream will be good
User :   do i need a script for those or otc?
Doctor :   You will need a prescription
User :   ok so I need to see my family doc then?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   ok, thanks alot
Doctor :   that is right
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