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A blister like sore is on a stretch and i put a bandaid on

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a blister like sore is on a stretch mark and i put a bandaid on it but when i took it off the skin camr off to and now it is a wholewith a white creamy substance coming out and its not puss what do you think it could be
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Das, MD replied 9 years ago.


Is the area tender and inflamed? Does it pain when you press on it? Is it red?

Customer: replied 9 years ago.
all of the above
Expert:  Dr. Das, MD replied 9 years ago.

You have an infected area on the skin. Please consult a doctor for an examination - you may need to get oral antibiotics.

Meanwhile, please take the following steps at home:

- Clean the area with clean cottonwool soaked in betadine solution, available OTC.

- Dry off and apply neosporin or betadine ointment thrice daily.

- Apply a vaseline surgical gauze , available OTC, over the wound. This will prevent the dressing from sticking to the wound.

- Apply a pad of sterile dry gauze and then sticking plaster.

But please get the infected area examined by a doctor.

I hope this helps.

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