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I the top of my hand a few days ago. I’m concerned it might

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I burnt the top of my hand a few days ago. I’m concerned it might now be infected
Good evening, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for contacting us today
I am sorry you burnt your hand. This looks like inflammation rather than an infection.Take some anti inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Previously it’s not given much pain but today it’s become very sore and red around the wound, also a little swollen
If it continues to swell or redness spreads, then ask someone to have a closer look as antibiotics may be required then
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I can’t call currently so if we can communicate my message please
No problem. Have you received my response just before you had messaged?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I had missed them. Thank you understood
No worries, I hope this settles soon
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