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Boil like sores on lower abdomen in close proximity. Constant oozing of clear fluid. Breast cancer survivor, overweight. Worried

I get small, boil like sores on my lower abdomen. I have several sores in close proximity to one another, but one does not seem to heal. It remains open and constantly oozes small amounts of clear fluid. It is not red or infected. I am overweight (260lbs, 5'5), 36, a breast cancer survivor. I suspect the sores are due to moisture in the area due to the excess weight. The sore has been open and oozing for three days. Should I be concerned?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The usual reason in such cases is the inability to drain - the opening may get blocked intermittently... At times, it is a sinus... / Underlying fat, folds and moisture add on...
Check you blood sugar...
Keeping the area clean and dry / use of local antiseptics can help
If not improving, see the surgeon...
There does not appear to be any relation tp your previous illness...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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Oncologist, Surgical Dr. Rohan Khandelwal's  Response
Dear Ma'am,

Sorry to hear about your problem. These sores as you have rightly mentioned are due to excessive moisture in that area. The best solution for them is too keep that area dry and to hasten the healing of these sores you can use a mupirocin ointment.
These sores are not related to your breast cancer.
Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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