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Silver Lake, WI
A 36-year-old female asked:

I have a small burn from oven rack on my finger, about 3/4 in long and not wide, 4th day still itches no pain but swollen is it infected?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Burn: Itchy and non painful is unlikely to be infected. Watch for redness that travels and any drainage particularly with an odour. Apply topical antibiotic ointment. All the best and if doubts; have it seen.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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