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Boil in the anus with pus discharge, antibiotics didn't give cure. Solution ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I had a small boil
User:one month back
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:it got opened with some anti biotics
User:after that.. often I get some fuss out the wound
User:which is causing incovinience
User:so the wound is not getting completely cured
Doctor:Sorry, may I know the location of the boil?
User:boil is in anal
Doctor:When did it happen?
User:one month back... but it is still persisting...
Doctor:Is there a pus discharge there now?
User:I see the pus only once/twice a week
User:remaining days I don't see any puss
Doctor:May be it is still in the healing stage
Doctor:Did you see a general surgeon for this?
User:No I have not consulted any general surgeon
User:I got the boil in the same place 5-6 years back.. but that time it got completely cured means no pus discharge after that.. but this time it still continues...that's why I am worried
User:I want to consult a general surgeon.. kindly advice..
Doctor:You need to consult a general surgeon
Doctor:We need to rule out anal fissure/Fistula in your case
User:Can I fix an appointment with a general surgeon from this site?
Doctor:May I know your location?
User:I stay in XXXXXXX
Doctor:Thank you
User:near XXXXX
Doctor:Is manipal hospital on Airport road fine for you?
User:yes fine...
Doctor:I shall request our customer care team to guide you further on this
User:ok thank you very much
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Is there anything else you want to discuss with me?
User:Any idea how long it takes for the treatment to rule out anal fissure/Fistula?
Doctor:Fissure can be cured medically
Doctor:Fistula is corrected surgically
User:After this treatment can I be free from boils in future?
Doctor:Surgery can be done as a daycare procedure
Doctor:Yes, mostly
User:daycare procedure means in a day?
User:thank you very much.. that's all I wanted to know..
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Can you please confirm your contact number?
Doctor:For our customercare team member to call you?
Doctor:Thank you
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