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A 36-year-old male asked:

Ha've. deep open wound on top of foot it look good healing no bad odors from it but got recall bad yellow dead skin bottom foot and dark on top of foo?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Need wound care: Seek care from a doctor or wound clinic. It sounds like the skin might need some special care. Please seek help.
Dr. Wong Moon
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Deep open wounds: Deep open wounds are areas that have fat, muscle, tendon, bone, or neurovascular structures exposed. If you have any of these you need follow-up with a surgeon. Especially, if you are immunocompromised (have diabetes, smoking history, cancer, steroid use, a transplant, hiv, etc) you are at higher risk of infection.

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