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I cut my knuckle and now it is swelling

Hi I m 35 yrs old with no medical problems or history. Yesterday I cut my knuckle and imediately rinsed it with peroxide and applied neosporin . This morning it looks swollen and bruised. Is this normal for a knuckle cut?
Asked On : Thu, 20 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
After knuckle cut now there is infection took place.
go for daily dressing with neosprin.
Go for antibiotic course.
Within 2-3 days it will be healed up.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 20 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome.It is a normal reactionary swelling and is not to be worried.It will subside in couple of days.If it doesn't then take the antibiotic like CIPROFLOXACIN 500 mg twice daily for 3 to 5 days.Till then carry on with local dressings.Good luck.
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