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Treatment for deep cuts - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hello, I had gotten cut on Saturday by shaking a martini shaker that exploded and cut my hand
User :   its a small cut in diameter but it seemed pretty deep
Doctor :   Have you felt the Depth inside
User :   the wound seems to be healing fine but it is still sore to the touch all around the area
User :   it has a light green bruising about a half an inch around the radius of the cut
User :   i am afraid of it being infected with gangrene
User :   i have been putting bacitracin on it
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it seems to still be green around the wound
Doctor :   Do you have any green discoloration of the skin
User :   its very light
User :   like you wouldnt even notice it
User :   it looks like a bruise before it goes away
Doctor :   ok
User :   the wound has closed and their is no puss
Doctor :   i do not think that there is any thing to worry about
User :   it looks like its healing fine
Doctor :   give it for at least 1 week to over come
Doctor :   and if it still does not then you shall need to get it evaluated by the Surgeon

Doctor :   so as to get the sample evaluated for infection
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