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Question: Son Bitten by something??

 mama2js - Sun May 06, 2007 7:59 pm

My 14 year old son spent the night at a friends house. He came home with his his hand about twice its normal size. He says he doesn't know what bit him. He has a small 'hole' just above his middle finger knuckle and it is red around that. There is a small amout of yellowish puss coming out of it. What should I do???
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun May 06, 2007 8:00 pm

User avatar Your son should be evaluated, either by his doctor or in the urgent care. He may have a skin infection that will need antibiotics to clear up.

Best wishes.


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