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I had smartxide laser done last Wednesday and the first lot of skin has peeled off but now a second layer of crust is appearing in certain areas. I'm also still really swollen. i saw my dr today and she couldn't really explain why this new crust had appeared. Is this normal? Obviously she told me everything would be ok but she didn't reassure me enough. She has given me new antibiotics and an antibiotic ointment. The skin looks yellowish but isnt wheeping. Do you think this could be an infection?

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Facial plastic surgeon
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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  Possible infection
February 24, 2009 10:35 AM

It sounds like an infection to me. This is usually staph or strep. (more)
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