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Suggest treatment for a pimple-like sore on the intergluteal cleft

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Posted on Thu, 21 Jul 2016
Question: Moy son 45 . Can not walk due brain tumor. Developed small sore between buttocks. 4 mm. It looked like a pimple first. Now it is same size, but mayme1-2 mm depth. What to use to stop the process?incontinent.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Hello dear. Please provide details.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I have gone through the details. I appreciate your concern for your son.
There are many options for the management of brain tumors like surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. These treatment strategies lead to improvement of quality of life and increase survival.
Please tell me about the MRI report and any biopsy details if any.
Thanks and regards

Brief Answer:
Hello dear. Please follow instructions

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. For the sores, you have to make sure that the buttock and genital area remains dry as much as possible.
You have to change the position of patient every 2 hourly by turning him side by side.
You can use neosporin powder for local application on the wound for faster healing.
Thanks and regards
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (15 hours later)
I was asking you how to treat sore between buttocks. Pl read my question more carefully. I did not ask your advise about brain tumor.

You advice to use polysporin powder which not exist in powder form.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (4 days later)
Brief Answer:
Hello dear. It is available as powder and ointment also

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. Neosporin is available as oinment as well as powder form. It contains neomycin and polymyxin b. You can use ointment if powder is not available.
You can also have an air mattress or a water alpha mattress for added protection
Thanks.
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Suggest treatment for a pimple-like sore on the intergluteal cleft

Brief Answer: Hello dear. Please provide details. Detailed Answer: Hello dear. I have gone through the details. I appreciate your concern for your son. There are many options for the management of brain tumors like surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. These treatment strategies lead to improvement of quality of life and increase survival. Please tell me about the MRI report and any biopsy details if any. Thanks and regards Brief Answer: Hello dear. Please follow instructions Detailed Answer: Hello dear. For the sores, you have to make sure that the buttock and genital area remains dry as much as possible. You have to change the position of patient every 2 hourly by turning him side by side. You can use neosporin powder for local application on the wound for faster healing. Thanks and regards