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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
A bad situation: Try to reach out to other family members or friends to convince him to be seen for a formal medical evaluation. You could reach out to his PCP's offi ... Read More

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
38 years experience Family Medicine
Leg swelling: These symptoms could be from several different reasons. Any of them need to be evaluated and treated by your doctor. You could have an infection or ci ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: The weeping from the skin might represent lymphatic issues and you want to get the proper care to prevent issues such as scarring or infection. Talk t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Staph and candida ce: Candida infection celllitis in people with normal immune system is not that common.In your case i think staph is the main organism and candida is seco ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Stasis?: What you are describing sounds more like stasis dermatitis with secondary bacterial and yeast infection, rather than a primary cellulitis. If you've h ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things in ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Clear fluid is OK. The signs of infection are pus coming from the area or increase in pain, redness and tenderness around the abrasion. If the latte ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Skin Infection: it sounds like you have an infection of your skin. At this point you need to be seen and evaluated. Antibiotics are likely the thing that is needed ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Recheck: Cetainly call the physician who performed the surgical repair and make an appointment for a recheck and a wound culture. Are you taking antibiotics no ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Wash them.: MRSA is spread by contact, but as you already recognize, not everyone who is contacted will develop skin lesions of MRSA. Immunocompetent individuals ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends, BUT....: Overall health and extent of injury make an enormous difference in healing and recovery. I would say 2 months later might be a bit much. See you doc ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
See her family doc: Many reasons for this at your age.You will need a through physical including blood tests. Are you over weight?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Leg wound: Redness (erythema), swollen (edema), oozing—Consider the viscosity, color, smell of the discharge…You posted "slight oozing," which, in combination wi ... Read More

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