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I all of a sudden have all my old scars on my body swell and

Customer Question

Hello Doctor,
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: I all of a sudden have all my old scars on my body swell and turn red. Is this a concern?
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: A few weeks.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have been going to physical therapy for a knee injury/surgery in June, but my orthopedic surgeon said he does not know what it is.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to

This is Dr. John and I will be helping you today.

I will be reviewing your question and will respond shortly.

I may need to ask a few more questions in order to best serve you.

Thank you for your patience.

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Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

I have a few more questions to ask, is that ok?

  1. Do you have a history of diabetes?
  2. Have you been on any new medications before this happened?
  3. Does the skin around the scars hurt or itch?
  4. Have you treated any creams or medications to help the problem?