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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

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Dr.Raju

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Dr. Bharat Chawda MD

Hello, I have three wounds on my left leg that are surrounded by large red patches. They are quite painful. One of the scabs is more than an inch in diameter with the red patch extending another several ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bharat Chawda ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani MD

I have a wound from a circumcision that was done by a non profession. i need 2nd opinion. there is a scab covering wound The wound is weeping yellow thick liquid especially when pressing on... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sudarshan MD

Hi! I'm XXXXXXX My mom is XXXXXX. She is 95yrs young! She has a wound on her right XXXXXXX that has been being treated since December 23, 2012. It is not infected, but the scab seems to continue to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudarshan ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Sunil Jangid MD

Quick question Doc. I just had two genital warts burned off with acid . It formed a black scab , and now ( one week after ) that black scab is mostly gone and you see a light pink wound that is healing... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sunil Jangid ( HIV AIDS Specialist)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

on a little arm. Shall I take him to the doctor? How should I care for the wound? ... of vaccination got very inflamed and then filled with pus. It was covered by a scab which fell off today ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)

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Dr.    Muhammad Hanif MD

I have a large wound on my knee from falling on a track. Almost as if a piece of skin was removed. It s directly on my knee and the past few days it has tried to scab but it s right where I bend my knee ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Hanif ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Padmaja MD

to the doctor for my ankle, and they cleaned out my wounds. This happened Monday, and I still don t have scabs on either wound, they are just covered in a few layers of yellowy pus like goo and I got... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Padmaja ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Manjula R MD

the scabs which left two small open wounds which are not bleeding. She is always scratching her head ... to the doctor or keep an eye on it? How do you recommend we treat this? Thanks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manjula R ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.       Kakkar MD

Skin underneath .. After scab is completelety fell off , what should i apply to the wound? ...From ppdt test I got a big blister that turns to a scab for a month and my skin doctor told me ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

as long as it doesn t hurt. Well, I peeled so much off my arm & it looks like a scab but it s raised up. Like has bubbles underneath. Would that still be a scab? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Apply liquid povidone iodine locally and get a small course of an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medicines , the scab may be avoided. Also apply sterile dressings daily.

Dr. Jyothi B L MD

maximum of 4-5 days. Take care, like any wound. Thanks.

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Welcome to HCM It Could be a Hair follicle infection . I want to know since how long its been there ? Most of them will go off with 4-5 days by itself but if its persistent you need to consult your...