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Pierced belly button, with inflammation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   hi okay i have a question about my belly button piercing can you help me?
Doctor :  
ok
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please proceed with your query
User :   okay i got my belly button pierced about a month ago and it is redish purple and it hurts what should i do or whats wrong with it
Doctor :  
ok
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will need to ask you a few more questions, can i proceed?
Doctor :  
please provide your age
User :   im 18
Doctor :  
is there any swelling in that palce?
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is there any pus in that place?
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do you feel feverish?
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is the temperature increased in pierced site?
User :   yes there is swelling but no i dont feel feverish
Doctor :  
are you there?
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ok
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have taken any medication for this?
User :   no i havent
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
as per the history given by you, it probably is
Doctor :  
an inflammation
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i suggest you to take Tylenol for pain

Doctor :  
it will reduce the inflammation also a little bit
Doctor :   if in two days it is not reduced
Doctor :  
you should get an examination done
Doctor :   hi
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are u back?
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