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Pus filled boils on the inner thighs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   Where r u located?
Doctor :   bangalore
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Oh okie
User :   Ur name?
Doctor :   Dr.XXXX
User :   Hi Dr XXXX
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have these boils coming on my inner thighs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   it has been coming for the last 1 yr
Doctor :   r u diabetic
User :   no i am not diabetic
User :   i am 28 yrs old, BP normal, no diabetics
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i am a bit overweight..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do not have a very fatty structure
User :   i am 6.1 in height
Doctor :   ok
User :   these boils come and if left untouched it goes off but leaves the mark
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   recurrent attacks of boils are due to colonies of bacteria
User :   i have broken some of them recently
User :   but i make it a point to maintain good hygiene
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont break them
Doctor :   they will spread
Doctor :   to near areas
User :   i do not use undergraments at home..
Doctor :   cleaning of hands after using the toilet is essential.
User :   but eveb before bursting them , they were spreading
User :   there is puss in it/...
User :   some boils become big and painfull due to which i end up bursting them
Doctor :   ok
User :   well the steps u are mentioning are the normal hygiene procedures which i have mention i do
Doctor :   did u see any doctor for same
Doctor :   anytime
User :   i dont use public toilets
Doctor :   ok
User :   i havent seen any doctor yet
User :   but think i should
Doctor :   u got to see
Doctor :   if it is being there
Doctor :   since long time
User :   well i have been researching on this on the net
Doctor :   ok
User :   have u heard of hidradenitis
Doctor :   YYYY u need to see a dermatalogist
User :   oh okie
Doctor :   thats what call
Doctor :   when u have boils
Doctor :   in thigh and butts
Doctor :   might be u need to get a cultue
User :   according to the articles i checked, it all says that it cannot be cured but taking some antibiotics and keep them dormant
User :   and it was mentioned tat erithromycin was one main component used for this cases
Doctor :   ok
User :   i havent done any medications
Doctor :   i suggest u to see a dermatologist
User :   all i do is maintain my private areas with cleanliness
User :   i use dettol and clean also to prevent bacterial attack
User :   okie
Doctor :   it needs suitable antibiotics
User :   infact i am in kuwait and i think its better i consult any doctor in india when i come on a vacation
User :   okie
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
User :   which one?
User :   doctor one more thing... this service , i mean this online service.. is this started by you?
Doctor :   feedform which popped
Doctor :   up
Doctor :   now
User :   oops
User :   it got closed
Doctor :   ok
User :   are u doing this online service by urself?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if u need a refer
Doctor :   ral
Doctor :   we do it for u
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes yes
User :   okie
User :   is ZZZZ ur friend?
Doctor :   no
User :   okie
User :   the reference u were mentioning.. where is he located?
Doctor :   bangalore
Doctor :   as of now we are based in bangalore
User :   okie
User :   where in bangalore?
Doctor :   whitefield
User :   okie.. are u in any hospital there?
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting to get medical advise. Please restrict your conversation to Medical queries only.
Doctor :   we dont have hospital
Doctor :   we provide online consultation and if u need further treatment
User :   sure
User :   thats all doctor
Doctor :   we refer u
Doctor :   to nearest hospital
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   i am from kerala
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we will shorlty coming there
Doctor :   bye for now
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User :   i will get in touch with u when i arrive there
Doctor :   bye
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