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Swollen wound on left calf having greenish brown discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   my daughter has a swollen wound on her leg that just appeared on day
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
what is her age
User :   and it scares me because i has some on my butt a while ago
Doctor :   when did she sustain her
Doctor :   *sustain it
User :   she is 20 months
User :   i just noticed it last night
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the exact location
User :   it is very warm and the tissue is very hard
Doctor :   and what is the size and color of it
User :   it is one the back of her left calf
User :   it is the size of my palm
User :   and it is red
Doctor :   ok
User :   the ooze inside is like a greeny brown color
Doctor :   Does she have any fever?
User :   but it has no smell
User :   no fever
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it will usually resolve on its own

Doctor :   But if her temperature rises , then take her to pediatrician
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