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Ingrown hair or post-op MRSA?
My boyfriend had emergency ortho surgery on an open complicated tib/fib fracture one and a half weeks ago. He’s metal from the right knee down now, and though he’s got no fever, there’s a pretty ugly blister showing up on his forearm. The blister and the redness are about the size of a pencil eraser right now. It’s nowhere near the injury site, but it was a motorcycle accident so he could have had a wound there? I’m wildly intolerant to antibiotics so I need to figure it out now if this is MRSA.
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These fracture blisters are most commonly seen in severe injury like bone is crushed or severely replaced.its common in ankle ,tibia ,fibula # Blisters ndicate the soft tissue injury. From your question you are mentioned that metal is used...# is on the same bone. It filled with usually clear or bloody fluids
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don't try to rupture it. elevate the  affected limb
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consult your orthopaedic surgeon .he will provide antibiotic creams for local application
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