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Impetigo, dried to scab - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you
Doctor :  
age, gender
Doctor :  
tel me your concern
User :   right..i had impetigo..and ive put salt on it..and it dried it into a scab..i keep putting salt on it because it looks like its doing it good...but theres water coming out of the scab when ive got salt on it..does that mean its working
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
instead of salt,you can give compressions with salt water
User :   what mix salt and water onto what? a tissue?
Doctor :  
and apply antibiotic cream
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User :   im going to egypt in 5 days..i really want it to be gone! what are my chances? when i put salt on drys it into a scab
Doctor :  
on the the lesion,
Doctor :  
you can use a cotton swab,and can copressions

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