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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Green tint: The green tint may be a sign that another type of bacteria called pseudomonas may be present. I would recommend contacting your son's treating physic ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
18 years experience Wound care
See your doctor..: Green fluid may be bacterial or it could be from white blood cells fighting infection. See your doctor.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubtful: Have to worry about stool organisms.
Dr. Lauren Romeo
18 years experience Wound care
Yes.: Any contamination to an open wound can cause infection. Urine or feces can especially be contaminating.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Healing skin: Healing MRSA wound infections get less swollen, less red, begin to close up and the pus begins to diminish. There is an angriness to the tone of the s ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Basic healing: Infected wounds do not heal. If the wound is healing, then the infection is under control or gone. Avoid useing alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadi ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hard to know: But this is a serious infection that needs immediate treatment . Sorry to hear.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibacterial: Keep the lesions clean and apply antibiotic ointment.
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A member asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
10 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends on burden: Depends on any number of factors. Yes. It is possible. I would avoid putting hands in mouth in general and if necessary to do so, I would highly re ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Symptoms clear: You will know when the original symptoms are clear and you finish your antibiotic course. What exactly to look for depends on the source and location ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: If you think you have an infection, you need to see a doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
24 years experience Infectious Disease
See doc: right away. Or you must be seeing one as you are diagnosed with such. Not sure what type of infection and what your concern is. Please elaborate.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeah.. but: the pill form won't help the infection in any way unless you have a severe zinc deficiency and even then....not much. On the toher hand, zinc oxide is ... Read More

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