A 1-year-old male asked:
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my 1 year old brother cut his foot somehow on the door it's red and irritated and looks it infected what could it be ?

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Dr. Ameth Aguirre
20 years experience Pediatrics
Infection : You did not mention when it occurred but looks like he may be getting an infection. I'd advice you to wash it well with water and soap and call your pediatrician if it looks indeed infected. Is he up to date with vaccines? All this needs be assessed by his primary physician.
Answered on May 18, 2014
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Few days: If no infection is evident the irritation should be gone in about 4 or 5 days.

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