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Signs Your Wound is Infected

April 29, 2019 by AtlantisUrgentCare0

Take a look at your wound – do you have any of these symptoms? If so, contact us today to schedule an appointment. Walk-in’s are also welcome!

Symptoms of Wound Infections:

‼️Pus or cloudy fluid is draining from the wound.
‼️A pimple or yellow crust has formed on the wound.
‼️The scab has increased in size.
‼️Increasing redness occurs around the wound.
‼️A red streak is spreading from the wound toward the heart.
‼️The wound has become very tender.
‼️Pain or swelling is increasing 48 hours after the wound occurred.
‼️The lymph node draining that area of skin may become large and tender.
‼️A fever occurs.
‼️The wound hasn’t healed within 10 days after the injury.