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Painful boil on the leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hello Sir
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Can i tell u my problem
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i have a heat boil on my leg.
User :   Could you please suggest some medication
Doctor :   How big is it and for long has it been there,does it contain pus
User :   it is 5 days old.Yes it contains pus
User :   It is approximately the size of a peanut
User :   I didn't take any medicines till now
Doctor :   Do you have fever / pain?
User :   I have pain.Sometimes it gets terrible
User :   I had fever for a single day
Doctor :   When did you have the fever?
User :   3 days ago.I took a Dolopar tablet and got rid of the fever
Doctor :   How old are you
User :   25
Doctor :   What your occupation/ sex
User :   female and married
Doctor :   Do not touch it or burst it,apply Betadine ointment over it and you can take Paracetamol for the pain
Doctor :   Are you working?
User :   Thanks Doctor. I have been using Soframycin ointment for the past 3 days.
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