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I have got a scratch on my face red like a scratch no itching or bleeding what is it caused from? just woke up with it
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replied October 20th, 2017
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

In a previous query most likely posted by the same user a similar question was posted to which a most likely diagnosis of a local allergic reaction was made. the fact that it is a scratch an insect bite can also be a possibility. if you have any pets in your house then make sure that they are vaccinated. get the wound examined and clear it with antiseptic solution like povidone diluted. Apply local antibiotic cream like neosporin to be on the safe side. If the if the wound is extensive then a tetanus toxoid booster can also be administered. Make sure that you are tetanus vaccination is up to date

wishing you best of health


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