Doctors Lounge - Dermatology Answers
"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."
Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
Question: random bleeding sores
|shorty1991 - Sun Feb 28, 2010 1:03 am||
i have been getting random bleeding sore's for the past few days, they are very painfull, i do not touch them and they just come up and start bleeding, most are on my legs, they become swallen and clear fluid leaks from them after they bleed. they do not itch but are painfull, they start off the size of a pin prick and become an open scabb about 4mms across, the swelling can become 3-4 cm around, i currently have one on my hairline and the swelling exceeds to my eyebrow, it is very painfull and i did take 4 panadiene extra last night that only helped a little. i have not changed any products or medication , eg, soaps, washing powder etc. i have never used any recreational drugs. can you please help.
|Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:16 am||
Hello,You seem to be suffering from folliculitis cause by bacterial infection.This is easily aquired being quite contageous.The cause is a bacterial infection either by staphylococci or streptococci.
A course of antibiotic is needed to tackle the infection.External application of bactroban ie mupurocin would help in minor infections.Deeper infections need oral antibiotic.A few may need drainage of abscess if it has formed.
My wishes for your speedy recovery.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.