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Painful itchy rash post femur injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   i am 37, broke my left femur in half, june 09, now i have crps, and a few days ago, i got a spot, and it is not like anything i have see, it is slightly raised, and red, it does not look like a spider or bug bite
User :   i also have a slight rash around the same area, i do have a pics, just not sure how to send it
Doctor :   Where exactly is the rash present ?
User :   it is on my right butt check
Doctor :   ok, You can mail me the picture to YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok, thanks, just a sec
User :   ok i sent it
User :   i have a couple more that is the best one
Doctor :   please send , as i take a look on wat you sent
Doctor :   Since when is the lesion there ?
User :   they have been there about 2 to 3 days,
Doctor :   ok, is it painful ?
User :   i sent the other pics,
User :   yes it is kinda painful, stings, itches
Doctor :   yes, i will have a look
User :   hurts more like on the inside, just kinda burns on the outside
User :   i have put lidocaine hci 3% cream on it, it is all i have
Doctor :   ok, i consider its a boil due to folliculitis can evolve into pustule if not put on antibiotics
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   You have to visit your GP as you need antibiotics
User :   ok, thank you, how does this happen
Doctor :   For pain relief you can take Tab IBUPROFEN 400mg twice a day after food
Doctor :   It starts as i minute infection in the hair follicle due to bacteria , which evolves as a raised rash then into a pustule
User :   i see, ok thank you so much, do i need to be very concerned,
Doctor :   no, its a minor infection , but painful
User :   ok, can it spread
Doctor :   no,
User :   thank you again, i will call my dr tomorrow.
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   just one more question, can crps cause headaches
Doctor :   no,
Doctor :   Crps is regional , localized only
User :   can it cause me to throw up?
Doctor :   no,
User :   ok, thanks you so much, i have a lot to talk to my dr about tomorrow, thanks again,
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye and thanks again
Doctor :   take care
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