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Question: weeping watery fluid burn wound

 easy905 - Sat May 30, 2009 9:29 pm

i had a burn on my leg about 5 months ago, 1st blister, then after couple of months i went to the hospital they gave me antibotics( i had no infection), it didnt help, then in the past 2 months it started to leak watery fluid. i went o my family doctor he had no clue he sent me to a plastics she didnt know why and she said we can try skin graft, and then she said iam not sure if its going to hold or not.. i did a little research i think its leaking plasma, HOW TO STOP AND FOR THE WOUND TO HEAL COMPLETELLY...
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:00 pm

User avatar Hi,This is very interesting.The fluid leaking is continuous could be lymphatic fluid,due to injury.If you raise the foot end of your bed you might find the discharge stopping.Do consult your doctor,if so a simple ligation may solve the problem.Other commoner causes include chronic infection,and allergy to applied ointments.Do consult if the problem is still persisting.

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