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I Think My Skin Is Infected
Skin Infection: If you suspect that you have a skin infection, then you should see a dermatologist so that he or she may do a biopsy and or culture and treat you with the appropriate mediations for a skin infection. In the meantime, you can try an over the counter topical antibiotic ointment per the instructions on the back of the ointment tube. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, so last week a patch of my face dot cut and then infected. Now i think it healed but there's a dark circle around new pink skin. Heal? Hope!
I have a small black spot under my skin on my chin. It doesn't appear to be infected. It's noticeable though. I think it's an ingrown hair but have ?
I had a blister on my foot that i think got infected, and now there's a lump/excess skin. How can I get rid of this naturally?
Patients – don't pic: If you have truly had an infected blister on your foot, you will notice peeling of skin like a sunburn. The skin has multiple layers, and infection and inflammation cause peeling or sloughing of the skin. The deeper tissue will react with firmness of the tissue – a term called induration. This resolves back to normal during the healing process. Be patient, keep things clean, and don't pick at it! ...Read more
Yes: Yes, that can happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
More info needed: Depends on the infectious organism you are worried about and whether there was a break in your skin. ...Read more
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