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Painful boil near the nipple - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi doctor, just want to ask yesterday my dad who is 52 complain that there is a small pimple-like near is nipple and it is painful. can i know what is that? it is due heat? can you help me doctor.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed.
Doctor :   could you describe the appearance of pimple in detail?
User :   the pimple is red in colour and small
Doctor :   ok. is there any discharge from it?
Doctor :   is the surrounding skin red and inflamed?
User :   no discharged
User :   no the skin is not red but the surrounding area is painful
Doctor :   sine when is the pimple there? has it grown in size?
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