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A 19-year-old female asked:

Noticed my right index finger was a bit swollen (firm), a bit red & warm. not majorly, but is. there looks to be small paper cut over area. serious?

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Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Continue to watch: Keep close watch on finger lots of soap and water see primary care if worse.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Need evaluation : The concern will be cellulitis or herpetic whitlow.

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Last updated Sep 10, 2013

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