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Dr. Ellen Hardin

Internal Medicine
Tacoma, WA
40 years experience female

Locations

Office

Tacoma, WA

Address

209 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA
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Insurances accepted

Group Health

Office

Tacoma, WA

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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Dr. Ellen Hardin
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Based : Based on the photo and your description, the knee is not infected. You should continue to gently cleanse the knee with soap and water on a daily basis. You should continue to apply neoporin or other antibiotic cream and a clean sterile bandage such as a bandaide. Your knee is healing fine. If the area around the knee becomes angry red, hot to the touch and more painful, you should see your doctor as it may be becoming infected. You should also see your doctor if you develop a temperature over 100.4 f (38 c) or if you develop shaking chills.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

Awards

AIDS Provider of the Year, Greater OK AIDS Councel
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