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Painful bumps and MRSA infections - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Ihave had several staph and MRSA infections I have also had cancer I am 27 years ol
Doctor :  
User :   I have boils on my inner thigh not large ones people say they might be ingrown hairs
User :   but they are painfull
User :   I have no fever
User :   but the bumps seems to keep speading
Doctor :   It can be due to swelling of the sweat gland
Doctor :  
It would be better if you could see a dermatologist and get Opinion
User :   but you dont think it is an emergency thing because I dont have a fever
User :   around the bumps it is red around them is that something to worry about
Doctor :  
Yes you need not rush immediately for the same
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but can the opinion sometime
Doctor :  
since you are having other associated conditions as well
User :   what
User :   I am confused
Doctor :  
Like cancer and MRSA infections which you mentioned about
User :   yes
User :   I have been hospitolized for the staph and MRSA
Doctor :  
Thats why I recommend you to get an examination done

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