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sores are oozing pus

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
"It"?: If "it" is one of god's creatures - then yes, trying to comfort it is a kind thing to do.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please get seen: This is consistent with an infection.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor for meds: It there is a weaping wound, there is a chance of an infection. You should talk with your doctor to see if an antibiotic would be needed.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Sounds like infection. Try warm soaks and topical Bacitracin twice daily for a few days. If it gets worse see physician for oral antibiotics.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
23 years experience Dentistry
You can: Try hydrogen peroxide rinses. Try to keep it around the extracted tooth area. It should help as emergency treatment. Please see your dentist for futu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
No!: See you primary doctor asap or if not immediately available, go to the emergency room or an advanced urgent care for evaluation. If the fluid is trul ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not a spider bite: Did you see and feel the spider attack? Did you take the spider to a genuine expert for identification? If not, you have something else. Your descript ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: You may also want to put a warm compress on it. The latter will probably do more good. Keep the area clean. If you develop fever or serious pain, get ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Cellulitis: Sounds like you have an abscess which is draining some. See your family doc. The site probably needs opened and flushed. Of course, why do you have a ... Read More
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A 10-year-old male asked:
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Antiseptic: May benefit from a topical antiseptic/antibiotic dressing but if extensive and difficult/slow to drain or unwell may need consideration of oral antibi ... Read More

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