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Remedy for deep cut on the hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is this real?
Doctor :   Yes. I am a general Practitioner.
User :   hi
User :   I cut my hand on saturday
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and one cut seemed to be deep but it was small in diameter
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the wound seems to be healing alirght
Doctor :   What was the instrument with which you had a cut?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have been puting antibiotic ointment on it
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i was shaking a martini shaker and the glass exploded on my hand
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the wound has been sore to the touch
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and now there is light bruise of green around it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the area swollen?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any pus oozing out?
User :   no pus
Doctor :   Or does the area appear blanched?
User :   blanched as in?
User :   like blood stricken?
Doctor :   Does the swelling appear whitish?
User :   semi
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the swelling is a green color
Doctor :   It has gotten infected.
User :   and its an inch around the wound
User :   the green is very light tint
User :   and the swelling is very minor
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue with the antibiotic ointment for 2 days and use Tab. Paracetamol 500mg thrice a day after food.
Doctor :   If it subsides then there is nothing to worry. If not
Doctor :   you may have to get it drained by a General Surgeon.
Doctor :   Keep it clean

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