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03 Aug 2010

Diabetic foot /blister septic
Big black spreading blister under foot seeped liquid out- advised to cut skin away by medical sister to help healing after went flat .Put on Meladarm still got septecemia. Was this correct advice?
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Gloria
If a blister is broken, it will most of the time get infection in it - even so if someone is diabetic. The ideal is not to open blisters but if this one was seeping out fluid, then it was probably open already.
Dr Bets
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