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Stinking discharge in umbilicus due to fungal infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   yes
User :   sorry
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   Just have a few queries
Doctor :   Surely proceed

User :   Actually
User :   i don't know what i should say that may be a fungal infection in my belly
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
In the navel?
Doctor :   or just over the skin

User :   in the XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   ok

User :   and some white fluid
User :   comes out
User :   which stink a lot
User :   some times it gets dried
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
I can understand
User :   ya .. so i really don't know
User :   what is that
User :   and wht's the reason behind that
Doctor :  
It is called as omphalitis
User :   okay
User :   i was using quardidrum
Doctor :   Ok

User :   there when the fluid is very active...
User :   but it really stink alot
User :   what the reason behind that
Doctor :   Fungal infection does cause it

User :   okay..
User :   So please suggest me ... i am facing this problem from last 4-5 months
Doctor :   And also there could be an anaerobic infection
Doctor :   Clean it well with ear buds
Doctor :   good sterile earbuds
User :   okay Doctor what is Anaerobic bud.
Doctor :   Soak it in dettol solution and then clean the area
User :   sorry
Doctor :  
It is anaerobic infection
User :   Anaerobic Infection*
Doctor :  
it is a bacteria
User :   okay...
User :   will clean it.
Doctor :   Also you should take an antibiotic as well for now
Doctor :  
that has to be taken on prescription only
Doctor :  
after a examination
User :   okay.
Doctor :  
So visit a General surgeon for the same
User :   okay...
User :   it is general infection or something else
Doctor :   Go through the chat

Doctor :  
after the session
Doctor :  
You shall understand it better
User :   okay.
User :   actually this was happening first time to any body in my knowledge so i am little worried
Doctor :   May I know your age, gender, height, weight and diabetic status?

Doctor :   No it is seen in many people

User :   yes sure..
Doctor :  
particularly overweight individuals
User :   age is 23
User :   gender female
User :   height 5'
User :   weight 53 kgs
User :   not diabetic
Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
You should not worry
Doctor :  
Follow the above tips
User :   okay..
Doctor :  
mainly antibiotics and cleanic it with earbud using dettol solution
Doctor :   'cleaning

User :   okay.. Doctor
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks doctor as of for now.. its really nice talking to you.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   thanks Doctor
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   One very important thing
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   My husband smokes around 5-6 cigraates a day
Doctor :   Ok

User :   just want to know the ways i can help him quit
User :   and what all problems we can have in our life
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
He should take the help of a Psychiatrist
Doctor :  
and do the same
User :   okay
User :   i have just read some where that smoking makes impotent
User :   how much correct it is
Doctor :   Yes, in long term it does

Doctor :  
as nicotine blocks the blood vessels
Doctor :  
and hence erection cannot be a very good on with its intake
User :   okay... we have been married from last 6 months and he is smoking from last 4- 5 years
User :   thanks a lot doctor.. hope my husband quits smoking when i will tell him this.
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
Do persuade him to do that
User :   can we face any other sexual problem because of this
Doctor :  
Do fill the feedback form
Doctor :  
You have not filled it I believe
User :   i have just filled.
Doctor :  
Once he quits there should not be any problem
Doctor :  
and is seen only in the long run
User :   just few queries l
User :   Is my XXXXXXXX problem is related to sex or only fungal infection
Doctor :   Need not be that

User :   okay....
User :   thanks a lot.. just want to confrim this only.
User :   nice to talk to you.
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