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Small boils all over the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Hello, I am 18 yrs old. From past 5-6 days I have got something like pimples but which does not pain and I get very slight itching due to it. First it came in my forehead then neck, back, face, hands. It is very small. Please tell me what I should do to get rid of it. Also I had got my periods regularly in November first week and got it back in December first week but the flow was very less.
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: , Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   Bangalore, student, never married, 5'5, 51kgs
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   i had anaemia 2 yrs back i dont no whether i am having it now or not.
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   it seems that ur having boils all over
User :   it is very small
Doctor :   yeah
User :   what should i do to get rid of it.
Doctor :   A boil usually appears suddenly as a painful pink or red bump about 1/2 inch in diameter.
User :   It is not painful and neither red in colour
Doctor :   can get rid of them by: Doctor :   Apply a warm cloth to the affected area for approximately 30 minutes every few hour

Doctor :   Gently wash the it wd twice a day, apply an over-the-counter antibiotic and cover with a bandage.
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