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Folliculitis down the belly - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   Hi
User :   Good morning
Doctor :   Very good morning
User :   I have "funsi" just right down my belly.
User :   and also pain is there
Doctor :   May i know how big is the lesion ?
User :   Not big it just started from last day
User :   it is just around 1 cm in diameter
Doctor :   ok, is it filled with any fluid or pus ?
User :   Not much, very less
User :   but it is being tight
Doctor :   mayi know what it is filled with ?
User :   It is appearing like pale white.
Doctor :   ok, it probably is folliculitis ,well you have to be placed on antibiotic
User :   okay
Doctor :   and if the lesion is growing inspite of antibiotic , then it has to be broken and the fluid drained with suitable dressing
User :   pls suggest me any tube or medicine which help in reduce the lesion
Doctor :   yes, Bactroban will help here
Doctor :   for the ointment to work well the lesion has to be broken
User :   okay will it help in reduce the pain...
User :   Bactroban is ointment
Doctor :   no , for pain you may have to take a tab of IBUPROFEN 4090 mg after food twice daily
User :   okay thanks
Doctor :   are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me ,kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   thanks
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