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leg sores

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 13, 2010
  • 08:02 PM

A friend is staying with me (unemployed and I've been fired and forced to get a disability, no job, no benefits) and he had scabs on his lower legs for over a year that I know of. Neither of us have the money to go to the doctor. We don't have enough money to eat much, very, very skinny. They don't pus or move to other areas, so I think it's not contagious. He takes a bath and the scabs go away leaving a red spot and then it just scabs again. We've tried vitamin E and cleaning the areas with peroxide. He's tried some "alternative" drinks (teas, silicone) from friends. No change. I'm thinking it could be some vitamin deficiency? An ideas?

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