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what is leg laceration

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fateh Entabi
13 years experience General Surgery
Wound/cut: Laceration is a medical term that means a cut or a wound

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ledinh
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doctor: Non-healing wounds are a concern, depending on how long your are talking about. One needs to rule out poor wound healing conditions, such as infectio ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Doctor : I would see either your primary care doctor or go to the nearest emergency room. They can check you for infection and refer you to a surgeon if necess ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
36 years experience Wound care
Leg cut: If there is a leg laceration with heat and swelling, there may be an infection. Wash it with soap and water, cover it with a sterile bandage with an a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Yes: Dvts can occur anytime there is a stasis of blood in the legs, injury or a prothrombotic state.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Redness at edges, especially if spreading, pain, drainage, especially pustular
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Newman
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Not normal: The potential of skin infection is very real especially if tetanus immunity is not up to date. Extremities do take longer to heal but don't risk miss ... Read More
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Removal?: I assume that your question is when do they come out. What were you told when they were placed. Depending on your age and medical conditions and what ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nerve Injury: You likely sustained a nerve injury. Whether this is a mi or or major nerve is best determined by a physician. Closet monitor your wound for infection ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Annular lac/numb leg: Maybe. Discs can be injured with age, trauma, strenuous exercise, etc. The annulus can tear or rupture anywhere around the disc. If it tears and no d ... Read More
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