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Suggest treatment for boil on leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:So how can I help you today?
User:Can you suggest please?
User:My wife has got a boil (baltod) on her leg.
User:Its painful and developed some puss as well
Doctor:Does it have pus in it?
User:Its in the initial stages now
Doctor:Does she get similar symptoms in the past?
User:Can you prescribe some medicine/ointment which can be helpful?
Doctor:I usually prescribe neosporin powder for such boils
User:No, no such symptoms in past
Doctor:I think then can try just this much
Doctor:and let us see how it goes
Doctor:Neosporin cream is also available
Doctor:She can try one of these
Doctor:If it does not help then further treatment will be guided by a physician
Doctor:The treatment may include oral antibiotics or drainage by a doctor
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:How many times a day>
Doctor:2 - 3 times a day
User:Seems some network issues
Doctor:Yes it may be
User:So you suggest - Neosporin cream to be applied locally.
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Hope it helps
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:take care
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