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26 Jul 2008

old scar forming open sores &amp  infection
four years ago i broke my ankle and had a plate and screws inserted. I have now developed open sores along the scare line which is infected. I have used many bactroban etc but it is getting worse. What can be the problem?
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Healthy Bones
Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear Vee
Please consult your doctor about this- they need to take a swab of that area to determine what organism is causing the infection (don't use any more Bactroban- it will contaminate the swab).
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