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Re: [IP] ouchie

> About 10 days ago I was in a restaurant bathroom stall; when leaving
> I hit my elbow on the hook part of the latch sticking out. You know,
> the part the slider goes into which is usually almost flush against
> the doorway but this one stuck out more than an inch. I felt
> wet/warm and looked and had a bloody blouse sleeve through a lined
> jacket and bouse. I asked for a Band-Aid and we also got free french
> fries. But, since I'm allergic to a lot of tapes, I put Neosporin on
> it and resituated each Band-Aid to not stick in the same spot. It's
> red and very itchy. I haven't had a Band-Aid for about a week and I
> want to dig it open to scratch the itchiness. (Matter of fact it is
> presently bleeding - ooops scratched too hard!)
> The part that bothers me is about the size of the bottom of a
> drinking glass. Does anyone have a recommendation for relief?
> Neosporin helps as much as Vaseline. 

1% and 1 1/2 cortisone cream is available over the counter and should 
help if this is really an allergy problem. A Dr. or Dermatologist can 
prescribe 2% cortisone which works 4x better.

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