A 37-year-old member asked:
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yellow skin around wound from cat bite. why?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CAT BITE WOUND: See your doctor with all deliberate speed. Or go to an urgent care center or a hospital emergency room. Do it fast!
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
?bruise: This may be the secondary result of a resolving bruise but a cat bite is a potentially serious and complicated wound and should be under the care of a physician.
Answered on Aug 14, 2012
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