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Re: [IP] sore site



Nancy Ludwig wrote:
> 
> I am fairly new at this.   I have had the MM 507 for three months and this is the first time my site as hurt for a length of time.   It has been hurting for over a day.  I changed it today.  The site is pink and sore when I bend over or touch it.  (yes, I know stop touching it  :-)  )
> 
> It is not "oozing"  or "hot".   So when do I call the doctor and what else can I do?  Tommorrow is Wednesday and the office is closed.  So I will have to talk to a doctor on call and I am afraid he will suggest a hospital visit.
> 
> What else can I do?  I am afraid of it getting worse, I have never had it like this.

I've had this happen several times, but haven't developed any real problems. I
just put a band-aid 
on it with some Neo-sporin Plus and treat it like any other irritated wound. The
Plus has a pian killer
in it so it doesn't bother as much, but any ointment should help healing.

Ted Quick
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