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Doctor insights on: Cat Scratchs Red Swollen Painful And Leaking 4 Days Later

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Bad blood draw yesterday (venipuncture/8vials).Immediately:red/blue, v.swollen&painful. Now:flat, hard lump, bruise. Do ruptured veins heal? Just a leak?

Bad blood draw yesterday (venipuncture/8vials).Immediately:red/blue, v.swollen&painful. Now:flat, hard lump, bruise. Do ruptured veins heal? Just a leak?

Hematoma: The venipuncture for blood draw leaked and caused a hematoma outside of the vein or in the vein wall or both and this will heal in most cases without any consequences. I recommend ice in the first 2 days, several times a day (15 min each time) and switch to topical heat on day 3-4 and take ibuprofen as tolerated. ...Read more

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Burned my ankle 3 weeks ago been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and now keflex burn site swollen and red still leaking fluid, very painful to walk, what should I do?

Burned my ankle 3 weeks ago been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and now keflex burn site swollen and red still leaking fluid, very painful to walk, what should I do?

Get to a doctor: Urgent care clinic, your dr or even an er might avoid major complications. Do it now - thinking about it will not help it and more than enough time has passed already. Legs are foundations. Take care of them - they'll take care of you for years to come. ...Read more

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How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way

How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way

MRSA: Mrsa is a bacteria. If you have something that is red and swollen and leaking pus have it taken care of right away. The best therapy for a MRSA skin infection is drainage. ...Read more

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Fiance had red itchy rash that is spreading on genital, swollen and no leaking.

Fiance had red itchy rash that is spreading on genital, swollen and no leaking.

Need eval to know dx: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I'm nearly 16 and my vagina flaps are all swollen and red and leaking some fluid. It also hurts when I pee. I don't want to tell my mum unless it's v?

I'm nearly 16 and my vagina flaps are all swollen and red and leaking some fluid. It also hurts when I pee. I don't want to tell my mum unless it's v?

Infection: Are you sexually active? If you are, you likely picked up an std/vd. Please talk to your mother and/or see your doctor for a proper examination, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if bug bites on my ankles are swollen and red? I've tried cleaning them with isopropyl alcohol, but they still leak pus.

Depends on the bug &: Whether they're infected. Pus is a tell-tale sign of infection, and some bugs are known to spread some very serious diseases. Please bring your foot to a doctor and have them checked out. ...Read more

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I'm sexually active my vagina is swollen and red and its very sensitive it burns when I pee and this white liquid leaks out constantly?

I'm sexually active my vagina is swollen and red and its very sensitive it burns when I pee and this white liquid leaks out constantly?

Messy problem: Sounds like your tissues have reacted to something they were exposed to. This could be a lubricant/spermicide/condoms/etc, Local application of a cool compress and or cool water soaks in the tub may give some temporary relief. You might want to have this checked out if it is not improved in the morning. Also make a list of any such exposures to review with the doc. ...Read more

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Boil on my inner thigh it is nickel size and its black. It has be leaking pus and blood surrounding area swollen red orange size what should I do?

Boil on my inner thigh it is nickel size and its black. It has be leaking pus and blood surrounding area swollen red orange size what should I do?

Antibiotic: It needs medical attention, drainage, cleaning and antibiotic.
I suggest a culture to be done prior taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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7 pp c-section, taking cephalexin, cleaned my house, it leaked little blood. 2day it's red, bit swollen, no pain or fever. Doc appt fri. Infected?

7 pp c-section, taking cephalexin, cleaned my house, it leaked little blood. 2day it's red, bit swollen, no pain or fever. Doc appt fri. Infected?

Doubtful: Could be a small hematoma. If it is infected Cephalexin should cover most pathogens. Overall hard to tell though without looking at it. ...Read more

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I have a "pimple"on my ear cartilage and its red swollen and leaks fluid sometimes and now it has a scab. What is this? Is it a pimple?

I have a "pimple"on my ear cartilage and its red swollen and leaks fluid sometimes and now it has a scab. What is this? Is it a pimple?

Infection: This may be a pustule or an inflamed/infected cyst if the drainage appears to be pus. Either way, apply warm compresses and apply antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. See your physician if redness and drainage persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I've been on batram for four days now it come to a head Tuesday night and I got it to drain some for two days but it is still swollen, painful, red.

Be more specific: Please provide more details and ask a specific question. Based on what you wrote, it appears that you were prescribed the antibiotic Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for some skin infection. If it is an abscess/pustule, then the most effective way to treat it is to have it drained via sterile instruments by a clinician. I suggest going back to your clinician asap for re-evaluation. Take Care! ...Read more

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Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. No pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. No pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

Cat scratch: Cat scratches can lead to infection called cat scratch disease which can have ocular / neurologic /bone complications. F/u/ w/ doc/ urgent care today

https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001614.htm ...Read more

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Whenever my cat scratches me, it itches, turns red and swollen, and the skin becomes raised (similar to a mosquito bite). Why is this? Am I allergic?

Whenever my cat scratches me, it itches, turns red and swollen, and the skin becomes raised (similar to a mosquito bite). Why is this? Am I allergic?

Allergic to cat: If this happens only when you are scratched by the cat and nothing else, then it is likely an allergic reaction not unlike testing you with skin prick test. Do you have nasal and eye symptoms when you are in contact with a cat.
By the way, cat scratch is not totally innocuous and may lead to a condition known as Cat Scratch Disease. ...Read more

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