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A 77-year-old female asked:

I have weeping sore on left leg, antibiotic cream not helping - i switched to tee tree balm & sore is closing. could this have been avoided? 1st skin hurt i couldnt touch with own fingers, skin texture then became youthful, & pain in left shin, why?

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
suggest that you see dermatologist if this sore develops again and the pain either continues or worsens. This could possibly be @ a virus { herpes } esp. if this had occurred in the past. Best to get evaluated should the problem recur.
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