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Diabetes type 2, scratched by dog, swollen, redness, pus. Applied hydrogen peroxide. Should I call a nurse?

Diabetic 2 got scratch by my dog a few days ago cleaned it and put band aid on. Started hurting tonite took bandaid off red swollen no lines. pus in middle size of a small pea in diameter. Red mark is about a inch around. Cleaned it with hydrogen peroxide . And put neosporium on it. Should I call a advice nurse? Go to emergency or wait until tomorrow?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.You are known diabetic and had a scratch by your pet dog Is your diabetes under control.?If not sure pl get your blood sugar levels estimation done to confirm this.Your wound has been infected Please do proper cleaning and dressing of the wound and take some antibiotic like Doicycline 100 mg. along with antiimflamatory drugs like Diclomol twice daily for a week.
Answered: Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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