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Reddish inflamed wound on the leg. Swelling persisting. Oxygen dependent for lung disease

Inflammed leg a wound infected turning dark red. Became flamed within the last 24hours both legs. Have been swollen for the last 4 months since the nurse has seen it it has gotten worse more inflammed and spread The. Nurse. Was here four days ago Also have a lung disease With oxygen 2 tanks at 2.5constantly. I am 62 years old Female
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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Hi, loisemline,
Thanks for query.
It seems that you might have acute bacterial infection giving rise to this problem.
Diabetic foot is very common so rule out diabetes.
Consult your doctor and go for proper dressing and oral antibiotic medicines.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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