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How are you? Not taking any medication. Think have perianal

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: How are you?
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: Not taking any medication. Think have perianal absess but not sure. Canm I send yo a picture?
JA: The Doctor will be able to answer that. Have you seen a doctor about the abscess?
Customer: No, bit unpleasant to show that part of my bodyu
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

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I am sorry to hear, please tell me what happened and when?

you are also welcome to provide a photo

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Good evening
During the weekend I started feeling like if I had an infection in my bottom.
Was very strange feeling
Managed to take a few pictures to try see what was going on. Will send you

Is this painful?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
wouldnt say painful, just uncomfortable
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
scary
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
other picture
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
other one
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
feels like a pimple but looks and feels huge
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
is it just an infection/absess or worse?

An abscess is an infection and would be painful. Therefore this could be a haemorrhoid

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
ok as long as not cancer ...

Try Anusol HC and see if it settles. If it gets bigger or tender/painful then this needs assessing

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
what should i do?

I wouldn’t even consider cancer as a diagnosis for this given the short history

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
THANK YOU !!!
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Should I go to a and e?

No problem

As it isn’t painful then no

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
what should i do?

Try Anusol HC

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Cream?

Yes

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Available over the counter?

It is. A pharmacy or supermarket

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
OK - Use until goes away or just for a few days?
After how long will I know if not helping?

I would use if for up to 10 days.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
OK - Will do Thank you so much for your help
Have a good night

No problem, all the best

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you bye

Bye

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