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Ashburn, VA
A 32-year-old female asked:

I cut my hand washing dishes on sunday. the cut required 7 stitches. the cut it at the base of my finger. the swelling is getting worse, and even extending to my hand w/ no drainage. how can i tell if its normal swelling or need to go back to doctor?

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Dr. Jennifer Slowik
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Not normal : This could be an infection that is spreading and needs to be evaluated as soon as possible.

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Last updated Jan 21, 2019

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