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Circular red swollen knee infected hit by plastic be be 12 year old boy - hit by a plastic be be in knee cap

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Hello, you describe his knee as red and swollen. Signs of infection include: swelling, erythema (redness), warmth, tenderness, possible drainage, possible red streaks coming from lesions as well as fever, when more advanced. This should be medically evaluated as he may need antibiotics. Take care.

Answered Oct 3, 2016

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