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Swelling below the anus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   there is swelling on my genitals
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   i mean below the anus
User :   Age 28
User :   Professinal
User :   Married
User :   height 5.11 and weight 73
Doctor :   k since how long?
User :   this morning
Doctor :   pl tell its duration
Doctor :   type of the pain?
User :   6 hours
User :   very little pain
User :   but the skin around the anus has swelling
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
User :   i sleep for 8 hours
Doctor :   k fine
User :   stools are normal there is no specific problems
Doctor :   k
User :   it was fine last night
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   i had a fever so i had taken calpol and a anti biotic in the night
Doctor :   k
User :   i dont have any of the above probles
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   problems
User :   No Never
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   i had a fever so i had taken calpol and a anti biotic in the night
Doctor :   k fine
Doctor :   do u have any history of injury in the anal region in the past?
User :   No
Doctor :   do u usually have contipation?
User :   the swelling is increasing
User :   No
Doctor :   do u have bleeding from the anal area?
User :   no
Doctor :   well there can be many reasons behind the sweeling
Doctor :   it can be due to boil which is more common
User :   do i need to see a doctor
Doctor :   since it has got the less history
Doctor :   u can try having some self treatment
Doctor :   like warm fomentation
Doctor :   rest
Doctor :   laxative in the diet
Doctor :   if pain increases then a pain killer can be taken
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yes
User :   if i have to see a doctor, what specialty
Doctor :   u can increase more vegetable+fruits in the diet
User :   a Urologist
Doctor :   well not exactly
Doctor :   A general surgeon is the 1st doc to be consulted
User :   i am on a paracetamol i.e dolo 650
User :   for fever
Doctor :   k thats fine
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   i am worried with the swelling
User :   its increasing slowly
User :   it has increased since morning
Doctor :   yeah as i have told you if its a boil then
Doctor :   its size will increase
Doctor :   but for that a physical examination is a must
Doctor :   even if its a boil there's nothing to worry for
User :   ok
User :   i should see a general surgeon
Doctor :   it can be treated medically +surgically
Doctor :   well u can
Doctor :   before that u can try the advices which i have written
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   nothing
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   i shall see a general surgeon
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form
User :   i will fill it
Doctor :   k fine
User :   could there be a specific reason for it
Doctor :   well there might be chances of skin infections
Doctor :   due to clogging of sweat glands
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   where is it,
User :   i don t see any form
Doctor :   i have just sent it
Doctor :   have u now received it?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   u got it
User :   have filled
Doctor :   yeah
User :   do u guys sit in bangalore
Doctor :   yeah we r based in bangalore
User :   ok
User :   r u a doctor
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   i am qualified medical professional
User :   ok
Doctor :   no he's on leave
User :   ok
User :   give my regards to him and XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   ok sure
Doctor :   I will
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   i shall do that
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