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Re: [IP] abscess



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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2001 4:38 PM
Subject: [IP] abscess


> Are people with diabetes more susceptible to skin abscesses?  My son has
one
> that won't go away and now there are smaller ones developing closer to the
> bigger one.  I have been to his internist, dermatologist and surgeon.  I
> can't seem to get a consistent answer as to what it is.  The surgeon wants
to
> remove the larger one, but how do I know that's the right thing to do?  He
> has been on antibiotics repeatedly which are making him sick.  Anyone else
> have/had this problem?
>      Marilyn
> ----------------------------------------------------------diabetics are at
risk for all kinds of infections, the white blood cells do not work as well
as they should. talk to your doc about the antibiotics, they usually do make
you sick or at least feeling lousy. diabetes is oh so much fun! spot
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