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Can cuts be infected?

Can cuts be infected?

Yes: Any break in the skin can become infected. Read more

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How to know if a cut is infected?

How to know if a cut is infected?

With what?: Cats carry bacteria in their mouths which can infect people, their stools may carry toxoplasmosis and other parasites but the cat seldom is affected adversely by these or shows symptoms. If you are concerned about what could be transmitted to you either get rid of the animal or have a veterinarian examine and test for risk-factors. Read more

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Infected bellybutton, what to do?

Infected bellybutton, what to do?

Go ahead &: Seek medical care at this time. Take care. Read more

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How to tell if a cut is infected?

How to tell if a cut is infected?

Red? Swollen?: Pus? Increased tenderness? Red streaks? Fever? If you believe that you have an infection please seek medical evaluation. Take care. Read more

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Can rods for femurs get infected?

Yes: Intramedullary rods and all other orthopedic hardware can get infected. Read more

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If infected how can it be cured?

If infected how can it be cured?

Unclear: Unable to answer. Please send question again with complete data.? Site of infection.? Duration of infection.? Previous treatments. Read more

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How to know if my cut is infected?

How to know if my cut is infected?

Infection.: Red? Swollen? Drainage? Increased pain? Red streaks? Warm? More tender? Get medical care for signs of infection. Read more

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My cut is infected, is this serious?

My cut is infected, is this serious?

See your doctor: This needs to be thoroughl;y evaluated to find out what's wrong and what can be done for you. Read more

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How do I know if my wound is infected?

How do I know if my wound is infected?

Red: If the surrounding skin is red and swollen it is likely infected. If the drainage changes color or consistency it is likely getting infected. Read more

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What are symptoms of infected stiches?

Redness: Redness around stitches, pain, discharge and occasionally fever. Read more

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Can bite injuries become infected easily?

Can bite injuries become infected easily?

Yes: A lot of this has to do with where on the human body the person was bitten and the type of animal (to include a person) that did the biting. Read more

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What does an infected bug bite look like?

What does an infected bug bite look like?

Red and swollen: In general most bug bites don't get infected, but may become red and swollen. If they become larger than a quarter and are associated with drainage and fever, please seek attention of a physician in person. Read more

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How would I know if my wound is infected?

How would I know if my wound is infected?

Wound Infection: There are several things to look for: redness, pain, drainage, change in drainage, swelling, odor, fever, chills, shaking (known as rigors). If you have any questions then I would recommend seeing a clinician as soon as you can. Read more

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What can you do about an infected splinter?

What can you do about an infected splinter?

Remove it: By far the most important thing, and usually the only thing needed, is to remove the splinter. The infection will then clear up. In rare cases of complications (e.g. cellulitis, lymphangitis (red streak), fever, etc) an antibiotic may be needed as well. Read more

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Can you tell me if my bellybutton infected?

Can you tell me if my bellybutton infected?

Infected Umbilicus: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. If this matches description of your navel - then please seek medical attention. Take care. Read more

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How can I treat an infected bellybutton ring?

How can I treat an infected bellybutton ring?

Skin infection: Without seeing this infection I would discuss hygeine and keeping the ring clean. But, if antibiotics do not help then the temporary removal of the ring may be warranted until the infection is fully treated. Read more

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How can I tell if a wound is getting infected?

How can I tell if a wound is getting infected?

Worsening.: Most wounds will appear a bit red as they heal. If this redness begins to expand, or if the area becomes progressively more tender or painful, an infection may be present. Other signs of infection include swelling of the tissue around the wound, drainage from the wound, and a fever or feeling ill. Read more

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Could I get infected by someon if they bit me?

Could I get infected by someon if they bit me?

Yes: The human mouth isn't very clean. Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Clean really well. When was your last tetanus shot? Need one at least every 10 years. Read more

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What to know if my circumcisionis Is infected?

What to know if my circumcisionis Is infected?

The Hose Knows: Same as anything that might get infected: swelling, redness, pain (constant or throbbing), discharge (clear or soupy), bad odor and, in this case, a complete absence of desire to use the member for anything other than as a conduit for urine. It's easily treated with good hygiene and an antibiotic if serious enough. So, let's get that wizzer back into action. Go see the surgeon who did it ASAP. Read more

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Wonder if bamboo sheets are possibly infected?

Wonder if bamboo sheets are possibly infected?

You need: To give us a clearer question. Bamboo sheets go on your bed, so do you realli mean infected? Read more

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