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Exclamation I made a REALLY careless mistake - December 9th 2010, 01:07 AM

I forgot to put any rubbing alcohol or antiseptic in one of my cuts and I think it's infected. It's been there 3days and the scab is raised a little, it's pink/hurts for an inch around it, it feels hot/throbbing still...PLEASE tell me how to fix this. I made a really irresponsible mistake.
   
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Re: I made a REALLY careless mistake - December 9th 2010, 11:24 AM

Take care of it from now on and visit your doctor. You may need something such as antibiotics if the wound has become infected.
   
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Re: I made a REALLY careless mistake - December 9th 2010, 12:26 PM

It thought you were supposed to avoid using alcohol to clean cuts and things O.o
By your description it doesn't sound infected thought, just sore. If it looked horrible, or was pussy or had a weird smell or other things it would more likely be infected. But I'm not a doctor so I don't know. If it gets worse then defenitely go to the doctors about it.
In the mean time though I'd suggest putting things on designed for cuts to clean it, and perhaps use ice to stop the throbbing?
   
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Re: I made a REALLY careless mistake - December 9th 2010, 01:45 PM

I'd see a doctor, I know hotness around it can be a sign of infection.



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