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Boils on the buttocks due to sedentary job - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   HI
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   :)
User :   I work as a xxxxxx xxxxxx
Doctor :   o.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   and seem to spend most of my time on the desk
User :   so i have got some boils
User :   on my rear
User :   and have not been able to get rid of it
Doctor :   Are they ripe or they have just formed..
Doctor :   since when are you having it.
User :   i had one a month back which is opened up
User :   and had to travel a few days back and now it seem to be forming again
User :   been a issue from a month now
Doctor :   Can you tell me the size of that one.
User :   not too big
Doctor :   Was it just a boil or an Abscess
User :   a small one
Doctor :   are you having it repeatedly on thesame area
User :   around the same area
User :   a bit like abscess
Doctor :   Size if you can tell approximately..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   the 1st one was almot a coin size
User :   the new one is smaller
Doctor :   One rupee one.
User :   yes
User :   Age 24
User :   Occupation: xxxxxx
User :   Location: xxxxxx
User :   Marital Status: Single
User :   Dependents: Yes
Doctor :   they are Abscess and the next one has just started to form ..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   Had you seen a doctor then for then same
User :   was out of town and hence had called him
User :   had been given some antibiotic
User :   and a diffrent one to help get the heat down
Doctor :   Do you change your Underpants regularly Daily i must say
User :   yes
Doctor :   Any medications that you are on now..
User :   nothing as if now
Doctor :   any acne that you are having on your face
User :   yes
Doctor :   Wash your skin with antibacterial soap will prevent bacteria from building up
User :   k
Doctor :   You will ned to take treatment for the same since Acne is due to the Pores getting clogged and the same for the boils..
User :   k
Doctor :   Please check your Blood sugar levels since it is commoner in Diabetics.
User :   but the acne seem to have come down
User :   not as much as i used to have
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid constricting clothing.
User :   k
Doctor :   Apply a warm washcloth or compress to the affected area.
Doctor :   for at least 10 minutes every few hours.
Doctor :   first soak the cloth or compress in warm salt water.If possible
Doctor :   Wash your hands thoroughly after treating a boil.
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   k cool
User :   when am at work it becomes difficut to do it
User :   but when at home i think these would work
Doctor :   recurring infections, must be tested for diabetes or other illnesses that weaken your immune system.
Doctor :   sure it will help you
Doctor :   Now that you already have one it is suggested to get these care taken and
Doctor :   Prevent the further occurrence
User :   cool
User :   Thx a lot
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would like to know.
User :   nothing as if now
User :   :)
Doctor :   Thanks for Consulting Health care Magic. IF you find this service helpful please refer your friends and family members.

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