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Cut the mid knuckle, ran in cold water, applied neomycin, swelling. Will the skin scar?

I just cut my middle knuckle on my middle finger this morning, little deep cut compared to a paper cut. Ran it under cold running water , rubbed it open to wash the cut, applied benzalkonion chloride towelette( it s all I had at the time) applied pressure to encourage the would to stop bleeding. Cut was still bleeding after I washed it and gauzed it up firm but not to tight, several hours later, took of bandage , wound closed right up, cleaned area and applied neomycin sulfate/ polymyxin b sulfate/ pramoxine HCL cream to it and left it to air out. Difficultly in bending it finger, still pain in middle knuckle and acute swelling to the area ( all this is on day one) With this description givin, what should I do to ensure that it will heal properly, and skin will not scar?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Hello.first take care to heal the wound..daily cleaning and application of t-bact ointment.use a oral antibiotic for 5-7days .once lesion gets cured go for treatment of scar.apply momate ointment on the scar.Deeper wounds are bound to cause scarring
Answered: Wed, 31 Jul 2013
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