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I cleaned and stopped the bleeding on my scraped hand. my scrape is now coated in a clear liquid. what is it and is it helping the wound heal?

I cleaned and stopped the bleeding on my scraped hand. my scrape is now coated in a clear liquid. what is it and is it helping the wound heal?

Clear exudate: It is made up of various products, helpful to healing. It your injury becomes red or the exudate resembles pus you may need antibiotics. Make sure you are up to date on your tetanus/Boostrix. Keep it clean and all the best for good healing. ...Read more

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I have a hard knot in my tear duct area and my eye is seeping clear liquid. What is it?

I have a hard knot in my tear duct area and my eye is seeping clear liquid.  What is it?

Blocked duct: You may have blocked tear duct causing a swelling and overflow of tears. Please see an ophthalmologist who can pass a probe and open the duct if that is the cause. ...Read more

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Had linq monitor placed 1 wk ago Now coughing brwn phlegm chest pain fever Wound was draining clear liquid Can I treat at home or should I see a dr?

Had linq monitor placed 1 wk ago Now coughing brwn phlegm chest pain fever Wound was draining clear liquid Can I treat at home or should I see a dr?

Unrelated: The link monitor has nothing to do with your other symptoms. Brown phlegm, chest pain and fever is very worrisome. Could be infectious (pneumonia) or potentially a blood clot in your lung. You should seek a healthcare evaluation and they can check out the wound healing from your Linq implant at the same time although that sounds more or less OK. Don't try to treat/diagnose this at home. ...Read more

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What is that white clear liquid that comes out after sex?

What is that white clear liquid that comes out after sex?

Could be: Your vaginal secretions that are naturally made during sex, or if the male ejaculates inside you, it could be that slowly making its way out too. ...Read more

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Following being popped, do all zits have a clear liquid that comes out?

Following being popped, do all zits have a clear liquid that comes out?

Popping pimples: Blood tinged or clear fluid often will be produced any time the skin is wounded, particularly by 'squeezing' a pimple. Often this process is over-exuberant and damages surrounding tissue as well, which can lead to prominent scarring. Try to find a skin care regimen that doesnt rely on squeezing - this will minimize your long-term scarring. ...Read more

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I have white bumps all over my upper arms & when I scratch them there is a clear liquid that comes out, what are these bumps?

I have white bumps all over my upper arms & when I scratch them there is a clear liquid that comes out, what are these bumps?

With out : seeing them it s difficult to give you an answer but it may be a form of dyshydrosis abnormal sweating see a dermatologist for a more definitive answer. good hygiene with a soap and scrub might help ...Read more

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I thought had pus filled calluses on my ankle after a closer look I noticed that its a clear liquid that comes out and there getting bigger?

I thought had pus filled calluses on my ankle after a closer look I noticed that its a clear liquid that comes out and there getting bigger?

Unclear question: If your shoe or something else is rubbing the involved skin, you need to change the shoe or whatever may be causing friction. Do not pop the blister. If it pops on its own apply some Neomycin ointment. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Have been breaking out on my hand and blisters filled with clear liquid that comes out any ideas on what I can use?

Have been breaking out on my hand and blisters filled with clear liquid that comes out any ideas on what I can use?

Eczema: Description seems consistent with dyshydrotic Eczema which responds to avoiding precipitating factors and medium to high strength cortisone topicals depending on evaluation. ...Read more

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I have clear, greyish liquid that comes out of both nipples when they are squeezed, feels a bit sticky when it's drying i'm 25 had this for a few yr?

I have clear, greyish liquid that comes out of both nipples when they are squeezed,  feels a bit sticky when it's drying i'm 25 had this for a few  yr?

See your doc: Galactorrhea, or leaking of milk from breast can indicate the presence of a pituitary tumor . A simple blood test (prolactin) can determine this. This is less likely if you have breast fed a child. ...Read more

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What is the clear liquid released from pimples?

What is the clear liquid released from pimples?

Clear liquid: Clear liquid coming from a pimple is serous fluid which serves a lubricant and protection of body tissues. Picking pimples can cause serous infection and/or scarring. ...Read more

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Have like a clear kind of liquid that comes out of anus hole. What could it be? also have a very painful pimple right next to the hole. What cud I do?

Have like a clear kind of liquid that comes out of anus hole. What could it be? also have a very painful pimple right next to the hole. What cud I do?

Need exam: See your Dr or Gyn to start process of determining exact problem, as too complicated for Internet, and some may require surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What is the clear liquid substance that is released from the penis during foreplay?

What is the clear liquid substance that is released from the penis during foreplay?

Seminal fluid: The clear constituent in the semen is a substance released by the bulbourethral glands, consisting of mucus, serving as lubricant to help sperm cells move along. ...Read more

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What's the clear liquid stuff that comes from a bug bite?

What's the clear liquid stuff that comes from a bug bite?

Serous fluid: This drainage is probably serous fluid; it's usually not a worry and often occurs after intensive scratching. During sleep people will often scratch itchy bites without recollection of having done so. I am prone to do this to bites on my ankles with my toenail. If excessive redness or pus (milky fluid) occurs, see your doctor. Cortisone cream helps with itching. Bandaging at night can help too. ...Read more

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When I scratch my skin, this clear liquid comes out. What is this?

When I scratch my skin, this clear liquid comes out. What is this?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to put a salty liquid on an wound?

Is it healthy to put a salty liquid on an wound?

Saline: Is a salty liquid which mimics the sodium content of most body fluids. It is often used to clean or rinse wounds to reduce bacteria and debris and thereby reduce risk of wound infections. ...Read more

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What causes a transparent liquid to get out of wound?

What causes a transparent liquid to get out of wound?

Serum : Is the clear or straw colored liquid that naturally drains from most healthy, open wounds. A superficial wound on a swollen leg can also drain lymphatic fluid which is often very clear and thin like water. ...Read more