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I need to know how to tell if my arm is infected from a cut

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I need to know how to tell if my arm is infected from a cut yesterday
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: It is swollen and red. Warm...no bleeding or open deep cuts
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: it was self inflicted
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

can you upload a clear jpg photo of the cut.

signs of infection are swelling, pain, redness, pus, warmth or heat from the cut.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no pic...about ten cuts from inch to five inches..no pus..only red and swollen
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

they don't sound infected.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
okay. TY
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

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