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What does a puss filled bump on knee indicate? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Sep-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2009
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User:hi,
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
User:have got a bump o my right leg on knee & filled with puss, giving more pain & surrounfing area become red
Doctor:Ok
User:intial have puntured it & again it developed
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Since when are you having this symptoms?
User:cant able place my knee on floor that much of pain ia there
Doctor:Ok
User:i thk a week r so
Doctor:Do you have fever?
Doctor:OK
User:no
Doctor:Any history of injury?
User:no
User:i taken tab combifalm fro pain
Doctor:Ok it may be persistent of infection
Doctor:Ok
User:& i have apllied some antfungla cram
Doctor:Ok
User:cream
Doctor:It may be bacterial infection
User:anything to do
User:i gues
Doctor:I suggest you clean area with plain water and apply betadine ointment and you cover with sterile gauze
Doctor:Once it dry then apply
User:k
Doctor:You do it twice a day
Doctor:I suggest you CHYMORAL FORT tablet
Doctor:twice a day after food
User:k
Doctor:along with combifalme
User:k
User:nothing to worry
Doctor:When did you take TT injection
Doctor:?
Doctor:last time?
User:not remember
Doctor:Ok you better take Injection TT as well
User:i need to take that
User:how frequently we need to repeat this injection
Doctor:Once in 5 years
User:k
Doctor:If you will not see any improvemant in 2 days then I suggest you visit a doctor
User:surronding area has become red any reasons
Doctor:for clinical examiantion
Doctor:It is XXXXXXX to inflammation
Doctor:Due ti inflammation
User:k
User:sometimes i will get itching
Doctor:ok then I suggest you Cetrizine 5 mg for itching
Doctor:If you will not see any improvement then you need to start antibiotics
User:k
User:k
User:which antibiotic u prefer
Doctor:Keep elevate your leg when you lie down
User:k
Doctor:For my patients I will prefer Taxim 200 mg
User:k, i can take this, if is not cured within 2 days
Doctor:But you need to take antibiotics after clinical examination by your doctor
User:k
Doctor:Better you take after visiting a doctor to know exact diagnosis, if pus still there sometimes it requires incision and drainage
User:k
Doctor:You can use cold compression for redness and swelling
User:means ice cubes
Doctor:Yes
User:thanks bye
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no, thnaks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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