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Swollen gland behind ear possibly fungal infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   HI
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am DR XXXXXX HERE
User :   HI
User :   DR
Doctor :   how may i help you ?
User :   YESTERDAY I WAS CHATING WITH DR XXXXXXXX
User :   HE ASKED ME TO SEND SOME PIC OF MINE
User :   I HAVE SEND MY PIC IN UR MAIL ID
Doctor :   ok
User :   DID U GOT IT
Doctor :   please let me look
User :   ITS REGARDING SWOLEN GLAND TYPE AREA BEHIND MY EAR
User :   MAIL WILL COME FROM YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok checking
Doctor :   we have recieved it
User :   ok
User :   is dr XXXXXXXX present
User :   u can ask him yesterdays brief from him
Doctor :   he is off today
Doctor :   from your pics .... you seem to have a fungal infection
User :   k
User :   k
Doctor :   have you shown it to any dermatologist ?
User :   i have pointed 1 finger
User :   that point is swolen
User :   infact 2 point got swolen
User :   along with redish area
Doctor :   i see that
User :   if i touch it is mild painfull
User :   other wise no issue
Doctor :   its infected
Doctor :   you need to see a dermatologist
User :   why glands are swolen then?
Doctor :   the infection has spread to the glands
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   wht u suggest
User :   31
Doctor :   i suggest that you need to got to a dermatologist tomorrow and get it examined
Doctor :   as we dont want it more infected
User :   i have gone to ent
User :   he said it is herpice
Doctor :   go do a dermatologist
User :   he has given a herpex oinment
User :   and trulimax
Doctor :   yes
User :   azithromycin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and no relief ?
User :   i just taken it today
Doctor :   you take the complete course
User :   ok
User :   do u think it is herpes
Doctor :   there is a antibody test
Doctor :   then only you can find out
User :   wht is that test
Doctor :   its a blood test
Doctor :   also they take a small scrape of the area and look it under a microscope
User :   ok
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