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A 38-year-old male asked:

My mother 58 she went to see her foot doctor three weeks ago she has bad feet well she had a little sore on her index finger little swollen nothing bad when was he proceeded to cut it open n now her finger is dying?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Your mother should go immediately to the nearest emergency room to have her finger evaluated and treated. Not sure what you mean by her “finger is dying” but she may have an infection that requires intravenous antibiotics or even a surgical intervention. Do not wait on this-take her to the nearest ER immediately!! Do not let it get any worse! Best of luck to her!!
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