A 33-year-old female asked:
How do i take care of a small skin ulcer at home? it was a bump on my leg from folliculitis and it abbcessed
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Family Medicine 25 years experience
Skin ulcer: If the ulcer is not draining, and you are taking antibiotics or other prescribed treatment, i would recommend that you keep it closed for extra protection with a gauze dressing or bandade depending on how big it is. Otherwise, keep up with normal daily routine.
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Last updated Aug 4, 2013
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