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Had boil near anus. Took medication, reducing with little blood stain. Need to consult? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:I am Dr.XXXXXX
User:I had got an advice from one of health care docs on my problem with a boil near my anal area . I did follow your adviced medication .The Problem was resolved however now after a month today i see that boil is reduced & had a very little blood stain on the tissue from that boil area after i passed stolls.Kindly adivce if this normal or needs doctors consulation?
User:curenty have no pain
Doctor:It needs to check if you have an anal fissure
Doctor:If you have recurrent boils you need to be tested as well for Blood sugar
Doctor:So I suggest you to get an examination by a General Surgeon
User:do u suggest i f can i wait
Doctor:What is your age?
User:29 yrs
Doctor:I do not think there is a good reason to wait
User:the reason what i leanrt forn teh doc was coz of excessving sitting & hair near anal area
Doctor:and get better
User:as of now i dont have any pain or excessive bledding
User:do u suggest any temp medication?
Doctor:You can use sitz bath
User:so shall i continue with the same procedure like sitz bath 7 one Antibitic Cream
Doctor:No need of antibiotic cream now
Doctor:Put Betadine Lotion in the water
Doctor:and sit
Doctor:for few minutes
User:any reason for this is recur?
User:excessiving sitting?
Doctor:hard and incomplete stools
User:how do i prevent it in future/
Doctor:lack of roughage in the diet
Doctor:Add fibre to diet
Doctor:Regularly move bowels
User:but the the boil was near the anal area
Doctor:I know I prefer you get it examined whether it is folliculitis or hemorrhoid
Doctor:The treatment differs between the both
Doctor:Temporary treatment is sitz baths
Doctor:Did you understand what I am trying to say?
Doctor:Hello are you there
User:thanks doc
User:i was in a meeting
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