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Cure for lumps with pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   i am DR xxx here
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   I m yyy here
User :   I am having a lump on my left buttocks.. it is very painful
User :   usaually it comes once in 2-3 months
User :   finally pus will come and it goes
Doctor :   ok now since when have you noticed it ?
User :   2 years
User :   this time it is getting very painful
Doctor :   have you shown it to any doctor ?
User :   no
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   28
Doctor :   what do you do for a living ?
Doctor :   does your job requires long hours of sitting
User :   ya... i do travel on bike for around 2.5 hrs up and dwn
Doctor :   since when have you noticed pus coming out ?
User :   always when it comes.. it will swell and finally pus will come.. after that it heals... i feel the difficulty for 2-4 days
Doctor :   ok i want to advise you few things
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apply warm compresses
User :   ok
Doctor :   This will increase the blood circulation to the area and help in healing
User :   ok
Doctor :   Wash it with soap and water, dab on some hydrogen peroxide with a cotton ball
Doctor :   and please never poke it
User :   ok
User :   is there any spray to reduce the pain...?
Doctor :   it should help you in reducing the inflammation which will also reduce the pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the problem still persists i would recomend you to go see a dermatologist
User :   ok Doctor... Thank you
Doctor :   keep the area clean
User :   ok
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   you can also Make a garlic paste. Apply the garlic to the lump, then cover with gauze. Keep it on there for about 10 minuts
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you can apply some aloe vera cream
Doctor :   thats easily available at any chemist shop without prescription
User :   ok
Doctor :   and a very good option is to apply some turmeric paste
User :   ok
Doctor :   Turmeric can heal and treat just about any skin condition there is. It should be made into a paste, by applying just enough water to make it thick
User :   ok
Doctor :   and make sure you wash it every day with soap and water ... you will get relief soon
User :   sure... Thank you
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   That is it Doctor...
Doctor :   ok you take care of youer self
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