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See doctor: corneal scratched need to by assessed by physician to establish the severity of the injury and advise the proper management

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If bitten by a dog &: wound is minor - wash w soap & water, apply antibiotic ointment & cover w bandaid /bandage. Get tetanus shot if you haven’t had one in last 10 ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pain, tearing: A corneal abrasion will result in significant pain and the feeling that there is something in the eye. The eye will become red and tear. Depending on ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
KEEPS SCRATCHING: You keep scratching because you are itchy! how long have you been itching? Do you take any medications? Have you changed your soap or detergent? Has a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Scratch test: A drop of cocentrated allergic testing material is applied to the skin . Then an instrument called a scarifier is used to remove an outer portion of s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
See an eye doctor: Immediately or go to your local er. Without proper treatment, you could get a serious eye infection.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
yes: This is very common. Use sarna lotion over the counter to stop scratching. Keep your skin moisturized and drink plenty of water.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Unlikely: Help C is a flavivirus and is transmitted by needles. Transfusions used to be common reason for infection. Blood stained needles possible source if h ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No....: If they are truly flea bites, then no, only a hungry flea will spread them. If it is folliculitis instead, which is more common, then possibly can spr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Urticaria: There are many, many possible causes for urticarial. Don't know the cause for your symptoms.

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