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Open hole on back of neck

Patient: A small hole on the back of neck won’t close?

 

 

Symptoms: Hole appeared after a month from surgery on back of neck

 

 

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Doctor: Hello,Welcome to Ask The Doctor.This seems to be non healing ulcer. If this has developed after surgery you would r equire a surgical closure of the wound.Appropriate antibiotics and dressings after surgical closure would help.Share my opinion with your doctor.I hope it helps.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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