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i had cellulitis in my left finger and now i notice that my right finger has it it is pussingcould this mean its in my blood

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Seems more likely that you had a contact mode of infection rather than a spread by your bloodstream. You should see a doctor for an appropriate workup ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
No: You have cellulitis you should be on antibiotics and have the abscess drained again to evacuate the blood.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Need to be seen: You need to be seen by doctor to evaluate and treat the cellulitis as it is spreading.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. You should: Take him in to the ER to have an incision and drainage performed. Hand infections can worsen rapidly and usually what you see on the outside is the ti ... Read More
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