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How to cure a infection on stitches for a cut ?

Hallo, 1week ago i step into a piece of rebar and it went straight in between my toes...i got three stiches but it is very painful andi docover it as i am in a very dusty place...the cotton wool is permantly full of dark yellow kinda green colour. i had a tetinus shot...a struggle so much to is extremly painful! Is this normal and also how long will it take for this cut to heal as i am a athlete and need to train????
Asked On : Wed, 1 Jun 2011
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Hi,thanks for query.After stiches you need to take anti biotic and anti inflamatory drugs for control of infection and to reduce swelling.This will take about 10-12 days get healed.Please avoid unnecessary walking,do not put pressure on that part,elevate the food on pillow while you rest or sleep.this will help to reduce pain.bye.
Answered: Wed, 1 Jun 2011
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