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I had an infected finger amputated three days ago. When will my bandaged stump fully heal?
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes it should
With appropriate antibiotic therapy and resection proximal to the infection, healing should proceed uneventfully.

In brief: Yes it should
With appropriate antibiotic therapy and resection proximal to the infection, healing should proceed uneventfully.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Avg 1-2 wks
It is important for the infection to be properly treated for the wound to heal.
If you are on proper antibiotics and doing daily wound care, it should heal in 1-2 weeks. Sometimes a secondary surgery is required if there is bone or tendon exposed in the wound.

In brief: Avg 1-2 wks
It is important for the infection to be properly treated for the wound to heal.
If you are on proper antibiotics and doing daily wound care, it should heal in 1-2 weeks. Sometimes a secondary surgery is required if there is bone or tendon exposed in the wound.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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