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abrasion scrape from rubbing my leg on a slide at waterpark

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

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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Sharp shooting pain: Sharp shooting pain sounds worrisome. You should be evaluated, especially if you have any medical issues like diabetes.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
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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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Ferry
18 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
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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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
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
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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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