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what is oozing crusting skin lesions

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Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Exam Required: Oozing, crusting skin lesions are likely a sign of a bacterial infection, most commonly caused by staph or strep bacteria. Your child should be examin ... Read More
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
Lesion: Make sure than the lesions breath enough air to heal well.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Oozing skin lesions: You should have the baby seen asap by a clinician to examine the lesions. Honey crusting is associated with a staph infection until proven otherwise.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Skin lesions: Any questionable skin lesions should be seen in person by a specialist. If a lesion has been diagnosed as pre-cancerous I would not recommend scrapin ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and someti ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Precancerous skin lesions are generally symptomatic. There may be a may a rough patch of skin for precancerous squamous cell carcinoma and a dysplasti ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't make a : recommendation without knowing what the skin lesions are. Recommend annual head to toe dermatologic assesment of skin. It could be evaluated at your ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly bug bites: There are many causes of red "spots" which when touched are not flat on the skin but instead are elevated off the skin. They can be red from scratchi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Visit your doctor : Most often a dermatologist, but many family doctors are well versed in skin lesions. Any change should be checked out, and if appropriate a biopsy sho ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Need exam: There are many possible causes. Perhaps a doctor can help you.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Not necessarily: these are common manifestations of eczema. the key to recovery is that you treat the cause. that eliminates most of the need for symptomatic medicines ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sun damage: It is not FL it is the sun. 1. Wear long sleeve shirts 2. Stay out of sun. 3. All states can get too much sun for some. If you have been a sun worsh ... Read More
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