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Why do I have inflammed scar from catscratch?
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Dr. Patrick Schaner
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Possibly infection.
Bartonella henselae is the bacteria that causes car scratch fever.
This is more likely a local infection by a simple staph or an inflammatory response. Try washing the area well and covering it with neosporin.

In brief: Possibly infection.
Bartonella henselae is the bacteria that causes car scratch fever.
This is more likely a local infection by a simple staph or an inflammatory response. Try washing the area well and covering it with neosporin.
Dr. Patrick Schaner
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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
In brief: Allergy or infection
Could be allergic reaction or infection .
Infectious agents from cats include toxoplasmosis. See your doctor to have it checked out. If there is a red streak moving up from your scratch area then this would be considered an sign for emergency attention.

In brief: Allergy or infection
Could be allergic reaction or infection .
Infectious agents from cats include toxoplasmosis. See your doctor to have it checked out. If there is a red streak moving up from your scratch area then this would be considered an sign for emergency attention.
Dr. Foster Carr
Dr. Foster Carr
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