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my son had an open wound from a staph infection and it has a green tint to it. is that a sign the infection is coming back?

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Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Green tint: The green tint may be a sign that another type of bacteria called pseudomonas may be present. I would recommend contacting your son's treating physician.
Answered on Nov 21, 2015
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
18 years experience Wound care
See your doctor..: Green fluid may be bacterial or it could be from white blood cells fighting infection. See your doctor.
Answered on Nov 20, 2013
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