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Cut in hand, green colouration around cut - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello...i cut my hand on some glass on Saturday...it was a semi deep cut but small in diameter
User :   the wound has closed and seems to be healing fine
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   but there is a light green discoloration round the radius of the cut
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   male, 150lbs and 5' 10"
User :   20 years old
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   when did u sustain the injury
User :   that is a picture i took of the infected area
User :   saturday
User :   the green coloring seems to be spreading to my fingers
User :   it kinda looks like a bruise
Doctor :   ok
User :   i dont know if i should go to the hospital or just wait it out
User :   the wound is a bit swollen
Doctor :   have u taken any antibiotic
User :   but not pussing
Doctor :   as of now
Doctor :   is there any pus from the site of wound
User :   i have been putting bacitracin on it daily
User :   no puss
Doctor :   did u consult any physician anytime
User :   not yet
User :   its not a bad flesh wound
User :   i just feel it is infected
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   it could be
Doctor :   i would suggest u to get tetanus shot
Doctor :   u might need antibiotics as well
Doctor :   r u able to follow

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