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Abrasion scrape from rubbing my leg on a slide at waterpark

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Dr. John Walker
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Clean and cover: Keep clean with saline and peroxide mix, cover with antibacterial ointment twice daily.

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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Sharp shooting pain: Sharp shooting pain sounds worrisome. You should be evaluated, especially if you have any medical issues like diabetes.
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Simple Care: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, Hibiclens, Betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Ferry
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Maybe: Bruising usually not caused by a cast, more often the result of the injury of surgery that caused you to need a cast in the first place. If the fiber... Read More
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
See picture: Kaposi's sarcoma: "the tumors most often appear as bluish-red or purple bumps on the skin". Abrasion is superficia... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Higher blood sugars : When the body is under stress such as injury, pain or infections stress hormone rise in the body. One of them is called cortisol. This hormone is dire... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Visual: A picture would be worth 1,000 words. Skin lesions are more properly diagnosed and evaluated if we can see them. If you can, send us a picture or have... Read More
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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Infection?: Spreading rashes after an injury to the skin are usually a symptom of infection with fungus or bacteria.
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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Bruising: is caused by bleeding under the skin. It spreads along the muscle and tissue planes and will slowly disperse over 7-10 days. It is normal for its shap... Read More
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Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Eczema patch?: Symptoms you are describing could be an eczema patch. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream, Eucerin or Cetaphil twice a day. For mild flar... Read More

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