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A 25-year-old female asked:

I got a cut on my finger a few weeks ago, and it still looks a little purple. is that normal or could it be infected?

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Dr. Yasmin Pirani
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Answer: The cut could be infected, but more likely, is that there is some external debris stuck underneath the skin. Did you cut your finger with glass or wood? Visit your local family doctor so they an assess the lesion.

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Last updated Feb 17, 2017

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