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Orlando Wound Infection Treatments
The pictures above ( numbers 1, 2, and 3) are not wound infections.
Picture No. 1
Picture No. 1 has some redness which is inflammation, this is not uncommon, especially on the legs. There is also a yellowish sticky surface which represents fibrinoid exudate, which is also normal.
Picture No. 2
Picture No. 2 is an allergic reaction to the adhesive from the bandage.
Picture No. 3
Picture No. 3 has some weeping of tissue fluid, this and the slight redness from the bandage is normal.
Pictures 4 and 5 are early would infections. Notice the widespread redness and the swelling. These sites are warm and tender to the touch.
Please contact our office if you think you may have a wound infection.
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