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Is pus dangerous in wounds?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care

In brief: Not Neccasarily

Pus is basically when the fighting white blood cells surround a foreign invader in your system. It may be bacteria but it also can be a foreign body, or dead tissue.
Inflammation (red, hot, swelling, pain) is actually a beneficial thing that help prevent and fight infection. Unless it is worsening and you have fevers, chills, and other concerns, close observation is not necessarily wrong.

In brief: Not Neccasarily

Pus is basically when the fighting white blood cells surround a foreign invader in your system. It may be bacteria but it also can be a foreign body, or dead tissue.
Inflammation (red, hot, swelling, pain) is actually a beneficial thing that help prevent and fight infection. Unless it is worsening and you have fevers, chills, and other concerns, close observation is not necessarily wrong.
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