Burnt My Leg - Looking For Advice (including Pics Of The Burn)

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Jamie's Comment
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I burnt my leg during my last home time and I know some of you used to be nurses, so was hoping if someone can tell me if the wound is healing or looks like it’s getting worse.

Yesterday after I didn’t take care of it for a week. 0361121001642868662.jpg

After cleaning it up, I put some bandage on it over night and some antibacterial cream

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How it looks this morning:

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G-Town's Comment
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It’s infected. Go to an urgent care facility. Please do it soon. Like ASAP.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

G-Town's Comment
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Jamie... that is possibly 3rd degree. Dude you gotta get that looked at.

Mini Me's Comment
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As G-Town has said you need to go be seen immediately. I'm not a nurse but a former medic. Don't put it off.

Jamie's Comment
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I’ll go to an urgent care place, I’m 215 miles from my delivery then 14 miles from our terminal in willamar, tx where I can use a company car to go.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

G-Town's Comment
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Do you have a family Dr.? If you do, send the photo to them.

I’ll go to an urgent care place, I’m 215 miles from my delivery then 14 miles from our terminal in willamar, tx where I can use a company car to go.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Jamie's Comment
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I do not, outside of my DOT physicals, I haven’t been to the doctor since 2014. Terrible I know, but I don’t usually go unless I really need to.

Do you have a family Dr.? If you do, send the photo to them.

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I’ll go to an urgent care place, I’m 215 miles from my delivery then 14 miles from our terminal in willamar, tx where I can use a company car to go.

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Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

G-Town's Comment
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Jamie please let us know how this turns out. Not trying to alarm you, but please do not wait to get it looked at.

Take care.

BK's Comment
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Jamie, how did this happen? Can you put anything like antibiotic cream on it and a bandage, even Vaseline? Then get into an urgent care facility.

Rob T.'s Comment
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I agree with the others definitely get it looked at. If you're ever unsure about something medically you should consider doing a virtual visit. My health insurance offers free virtual visits through Doctors On Demand. Definitely get in to be seen in person but in the future if you're unsure it's worth doing a quick virtual visit

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