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Swelling over the thumb - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i have a pertruding bump on my finger and i dont know what it is
Doctor :  
May i know your age abd gender?
User :   i went to a health center, they put me on medication
User :   33 and female
Doctor :  
since when do you have this?
User :   but nothing has happened
User :   a month or so
User :   i have been taking cephalexin and mupirosin
Doctor :  
Where exactly is the swelling located?
User :   on my thumb
User :   if possible i can send a picture
Doctor :  
Is it on the nail or the whole thumb?
User :   the inside of the finger on the top
Doctor :   Do you have pain?
User :   it is extremely fleshy
User :   yes
User :   ?
Doctor :   Did you have an injury or how did it start initially?
Doctor :   Did you prick yourself?

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