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Painful boil in the anus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi Dr
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have an embarassing situation. I have a kind of boil/rupture in my anal region, kindly suggest me a solution
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
Doctor :   Hello
User :   it is not v painful, but discomfort, cannot sit conveniently.
Doctor :   Sure, I shall help you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there an discharge from it?
User :   nope, it is a small boil, no discharge/blood can pass stools easily but constant pain
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   You can apply a Soframycin ointment locally in the area
User :   o great doctor, thanks for the solution.i have actlly been sitting in a tub of water with salt water/dettol, it helps, but pain gets back. thank you Dr Shanthi, will apply the ointment.
User :   ok dr bye
Doctor :   you are doing the right thing, continue it and also apply the ointment twice daily, once in the morning and once in the night
Doctor :   You should be fine in a few days
User :   no dr thank u very much. u have a gr8 day..
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
Doctor :   You too have a great day, I will be available for your follow up queries if any
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, Bye for now
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