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A 33-year-old female asked:

2 months ago i cut my knuckle 3/4" wide really deep down to the knuckle on a can lid. i used butterfly sutures & it closed nicely. about 2 weeks ago it started getting sore and now it's swelling. could it be infected? i've had tetanus shot, no meds.

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
See Dr: Probably OK but might check for osteomyelitis.

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Last updated Sep 6, 2017

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