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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 tara neafcy, Community Member, asks

Q: deep open painful sores please help

for about 7 months back and forth from dr to dr not one has an answer my boyfriend and i have had very painfull deep open sores just on our arms and legs we were both tested for staff both negative been very on 3 different antibotics we were  getting better but got sick i had a sinus infection lowered our immune sysytem which caused the sores to come back twice as and painful very please help very frustrated

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Merely Me, Health Guide
12/ 4/11 11:55am

Hello Tara

 

Your wording is interesting as it implies that you and your boyfriend have the same immune system?  How would you getting a sinus infection harm your boyfriend's immune system?

 

Did the doctor say that this was something contagious that you too are spreading between you? 

 

If the antibiotics helped...that would indicate that you were on the right track in treating whatever this is. 

 

This is one of those things where you may need another doctor's opinion.  It would be impossible for anyone to give you a diagnosis on the internet.

 

I hope you two feel better soon.

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By tara neafcy, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/11/12, First Published: 11/22/11