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Suggest treatment for infected boil post T-bact application - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:hi
Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:i have a boil/insect bite that looks infected now
User:i'm not sure how i got it
Doctor:ok
Doctor:do you have pain?
User:i've been using t-bact
User:yes, the area around it is swollen and painful
User:it's on my right arm, below the elbow
User:shoudl i visit a clinic?
Doctor:since how many days you have?
User:it's been bad for the lst 3 days
User:but it started a week ago
Doctor:pus?
User:a little
Doctor:Take IBUPROFEN
User:what dosage?
Doctor:for pain
Doctor:use hot compress
Doctor:250mg two times a day
Doctor:continue t-bac
User:ok
Doctor:wait for 24 hrs
Doctor:of still hurts you visit doctor
Doctor:he will suggest antibiotic oral medication
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes
User:i will do that
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no
User:thanks so much
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:thanks again
User:bye
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