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Pus oozing from old surgical scar, inflamed and puffed up with redness, antibiotics?

Hi, I m a 23 year old male, and I have puss coming out of an old surgical scar . I rolled a car about 4 years ago, and completely crushed my left hand s index finger bone inside my hand. A few days ago, it became really inflamed and puffed up - it looked really red. This usually happens when I hit my hand on this particular bone, but the swelling didn t go down within a couple hours to a day, as it usually does. Yesterday, it grew a somewhat white head to it, so I pricked it with a needle and a bunch of yellowish puss came out. The problem continued into today, and now the spot is a dark red ( blood colored) elevated bump. Every hour or so, I can push out some blood, but if I leave it for a while, more puss will come out when I push on it. Should I get antibiotics?
Asked On : Mon, 14 May 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand Surgery 's  Response
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it looks like that uyou have developed infection in your finger tip it may be abscess or paronychia. for this get a xray of the finger done , r/o bony infection and get the abscess drain out. along with this strength the immunity of your body to fight the infection withe the antibiotics to heal better and faster.
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Sexologist Dr. Vijai Laxmi Agarwal's  Response

Hello Dear.
Welcome here on Health Care Magic Dot Com.
I am very much concern of your problem.
I think I will certainly able to help you out of this condition.
In my view
You have a bad habit of treating yourself by yourself.
And you are not a doctor.
So operative procedures must be left for the trained doctor.
So I will suggest
To visit your family doctor and he will take care of everything.
Good luck.
Thanks
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