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Was on 30 minutes ago about rash and swollen foot I can pay

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Hi was on 30 minutes ago about rash and swollen foot I can pay for trial now had no card earlier
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: Few days rash about 2weeks
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no just allergic to penicillin

Good morning. I am Dr Elliot. How can I help?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hi have rash on my left foot toes mainly for about 2 weeks it’s swollen now and painful to walk on since this morning I got cream for fungal infection from pharmacy 3 day’s ago
Padraig

Thank you. Could you send a photo?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Will try now

Okay thanks

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Think photo is here

Thank you. Is it warm to touch? Compared to surrounding skin that is

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Not sure maybe small but swelling seems to be moving back towards ankle

Okay thanks. My concern is that this could be a cellulitis (a bacterial skin infection). I do not think a topical fungal cream would do very much and feel you probably need antibiotics, I would also try and get this treated today.

Can you attend a local walk in centre? or alternatively call 111 and speak to a GP who would be able to prescribe for you and sent you a prescription if they agree?

Please could you do this now to ensure this can be started today please

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
hopefully they are working today

They are indeed, just depends on which area and availability. Alternatively use a walk in centre, I can help you with finding one if needed

Please could you rate my answer - thank you

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I have appointment with doctor at 12.00
Thanks for your help
Padraig

That is very fast! I am pleased

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Will do
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