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Sore spot in front of head where ice was left on to long

Patient: My 14yr old fell asleep with an icepack on her head 3 days ago shes complaining it hurts where the ice was

 

 

Symptoms: Sore spot where ice was left on to long

 

 

Doctor: HelloThank you posting your query on “Ask the Doctor”It appears that your daughter got frostbite wound on her sca scalp.It is similar to heat burn.Local antiseptic dressing will be required along with some painkillers.Please take her to doctor for proper treatment.No worries, the red spot may resolve after few days.

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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