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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I just have a skin disease, need to know about it in details..
User :   I have a boil on my thighs..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   and its paining which makes me difficult to sit.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   28
User :   male
User :   IT
User :   Single
Doctor :   ok
User :   95 KG
User :   5'10
User :   Yes.
Doctor :   What is it that your having on your bottoms that is causing you trouble
Doctor :   Are you there
Doctor :   Are you there ?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   Hi
User :   ther?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   Yes.
Doctor :   please proced
User :   I thnk u got my previous messages ..
Doctor :   Boils on your Thigh
Doctor :   Yes
User :   yes, that is correct..
User :   I meant a hard swelling
User :   it has a red center point..
Doctor :   DO you take Bath daily.. and chance your garments Regularly too
User :   yes
User :   I bath twice a day..
Doctor :   Is it single or multiple
User :   Am single..
User :   sorry..
User :   single..
Doctor :   No i was asking about the Spots that your mentioning
User :   and I use wahed and pressed garments regularly..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes, I understand ..
User :   Its single..
Doctor :   What is the Size of the Spots roughly
Doctor :   Is it raised or at the level of the Skin
Doctor :   Does it have any White material seen underneath the Skin
Doctor :   does it have an area or Point that is much lighter colored than the rest
User :   Size would be a small lemon size..
User :   it is not much raised from the skin level.. but yes, a bit..
User :   the center is red i color..
Doctor :   Which area of your thigh is it there
User :   On my left thigh..
User :   to be preceise.. upper thigh..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the Size if you can tellme
User :   I mentioned above..
User :   size of a lemon..
User :   I felt that the size is increasing as the pain is spreading to a wider area..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you sexually active
User :   no
Doctor :   It looks like as to be a Sebaceous Cyst that is sebaceous gland that are present on all the body area
Doctor :   do secrete some secretions that are essential for the Skin and
User :   k
Doctor :   once their opening gets Blocked then they would get collected inside the Gland itself and since they are waste By producte
User :   is there any balms to be applied ..
Doctor :   that is good soil for Bacterias
User :   k
User :   I understand it..
Doctor :   and hence it will keep growing toone point where it would break open
User :   Okay.
Doctor :   the only treatment curative for this is To get it Surgically removed
User :   But, what abt the pain and the difficulty to sit..
User :   Ok.
User :   if not, how long will it take to break ...
Doctor :   it will be through tiny incisions on the area involved
Doctor :   Till thereis infection there will be stretching and significant pain
Doctor :   hence it will need to be removed at the earliest
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Doctor :   You can apply Hot water Fomentation to relieve the pain but it wold be
Doctor :   only temporary
User :   k
Doctor :   and take analgesics like
User :   Can I intake any medicine to make it grow faster and break it..
Doctor :   COMBIFLAM after food one in the morning and evening
Doctor :   No it will take its own time and it will need to be removed since if it breaks on its own
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   there will be remnants and they will cause it to recur
User :   I have heard that there will be fever when it reaches its extreme growth and about to break..
Doctor :   hence complete removal is essential
User :   k
Doctor :   Yes but itwill vary from individual to individual
User :   So do you suggest a surgery ?
Doctor :   It is only a Minor Procedure and no surgery
Doctor :   though
User :   k
Doctor :   mere Clearence
User :   where can I go and do it ?
Doctor :   clearance
User :   yes
User :   any hospital..
Doctor :   And surgical Based Hospital will be able to do it
User :   k
Doctor :   Which are are you based
Doctor :   You can search for a Hospital in from our Home page in your locality
User :   k will do tat..
User :   thanks for yuor time..
User :   *your
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
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User :   May I know your name ?
User :   If possible..
Doctor :   Dr.XXXX
User :   Okay
User :   Thanks..
Doctor :   You are Welcome
Doctor :   Bye for now
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