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Inflammation and discharge from boils on arms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi I am XXXXXXXX Pillai aged 49 yrs
User :   i was having some boils on my right arms
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this was not healing
Doctor :   Since when is the problem?
User :   about 6-8 months
Doctor :   Is there any discharge?
User :   Then a skin doctor rescribed Liza & Cortaz Oint
User :   Liza Tab
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it was getting cured
User :   now I find that there is inflamation around it and there is discharge
Doctor :   Ok
User :   only one of them
User :   others have dried up
Doctor :   The reason could be a secondary infection on the primary.
User :   what should I do?
Doctor :   Is it only on your arms or anywhere else on the body?
User :   inly on my forearms
Doctor :   You should first keep the area clean with an antiseptic solution like dettol or savlon.
User :   ok
User :   any medication
Doctor :   You should avoid synthetic fabrics and wear only natural favrics.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can apply Caladryl lotion to soothe the area
User :   ok
Doctor :   If there is still no redcution you can apply Soframycin ointment
User :   should i stop Cortaz oint
Doctor :   On
Doctor :   the are
Doctor :   areaDoctor :   You can continue that if you have Cortraz
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