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I have an open fracture on a finger since last saturday the cut is healing but it is now warm infect?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You might need antibiotics if it is infected u need to have this evaluated.

In brief: Yes

You might need antibiotics if it is infected u need to have this evaluated.
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Mike Moore
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

If you have an open fracture that is warm, tender, or unusually red you should have it reevaluated finger infections needs immediate attention with antibiotics since the finger swelling spreads quickly due to rich blood supply in this area.

In brief: Maybe

If you have an open fracture that is warm, tender, or unusually red you should have it reevaluated finger infections needs immediate attention with antibiotics since the finger swelling spreads quickly due to rich blood supply in this area.
Mike Moore
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Almost certainly

Get medical help promptly.

In brief: Almost certainly

Get medical help promptly.
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