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Can a finger injury cause infection?

I cut myself with a box cutter at work while cutting boxes on the side of my finger. Its been a few days and my middle finger is soar and has a wart where the cut is. It looks as if there is puss but when I try squeezing it there is none. Now my whole body is soar for no apparent reason. Could it be infected?
Thu, 28 Apr 2016
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Welcome at HCM
I have gone through your query and being your physician I completely understand your health concerns.
keep the affected area clean and away from any contamination. yes, there are chances for it to get infected.
meet your doctor so that you can be proeprly assessed.
Meanwhile stay calm and use acetaminophen to relieve pain
Get well soon
Hope your query is adequately addressed if you still have any feel free to ask
Regards
Dr Saad Sultan
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Can a finger injury cause infection?

Welcome at HCM I have gone through your query and being your physician I completely understand your health concerns. keep the affected area clean and away from any contamination. yes, there are chances for it to get infected. meet your doctor so that you can be proeprly assessed. Meanwhile stay calm and use acetaminophen to relieve pain Get well soon Hope your query is adequately addressed if you still have any feel free to ask Regards Dr Saad Sultan