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How do I know if my wound is infected?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possible signs
Signs of infection can include: fever, chills, nausea, vomiting.
Skin changes may include increased redness, blistering, swelling, discoloration of the skin, and skin tightness. Deep infections could involve the bone or the joint which could cause the joint to become painful and stiff. If in doubt see you physician and get the proper care.

In brief: Many possible signs
Signs of infection can include: fever, chills, nausea, vomiting.
Skin changes may include increased redness, blistering, swelling, discoloration of the skin, and skin tightness. Deep infections could involve the bone or the joint which could cause the joint to become painful and stiff. If in doubt see you physician and get the proper care.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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