A Wound Between The Toes That Is Swollen And Festering?
… I want to ask, sir, I got the wound in between his toes, after a week the wound started to swell and now it is festering, I have cleaned it every day 3x with rivanol, now the pus is starting to drain itself a little but your toes are still swollen and sore. Is it okay for the pus to come out? And how do I do the next handler? Thank you
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Between the toes, often exposed to high enough humidity, either from sweat or water. This condition facilitates the development of microorganisms between the fingers. Some of the possible causes of cuts between the fingers include:
1. Scabies, is a contagious skin disease, caused by the infiltration of small Sarcoptes Scabiei mites into the skin layers. Symptoms of scabies, namely intense itching, increased itching at night, redness of the skin, and increased skin irritation. If there is a secondary infection, it will cause the symptoms to get worse, fever and pus. The diagnosis of scabies is enforced when there is more than one family member who has the same complaints and symptoms.
2. Candidiasis, is a skin disease, caused by the fungus Candida. Symptoms of candidiasis, namely a rash on the skin, itching, cracked, dry skin, can cause blisters and pus on the infected skin. In general, candidiasis attacks areas of the skin that are moist.
3. Allergic contact dermatitis, is an inflammation of the skin, caused by certain substances that trigger an allergic reaction. Symptoms of allergic contact dermatitis include a red rash, itching, dry skin, swollen skin, and cracked skin. If there is a secondary infection, it will cause the symptoms to get worse, fever and pus. The diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis is made by taking a history of contact with certain substances, physical examination, allergy test and ROAT test or irritation test.
4. Irritant contact dermatitis, is an inflammation of the skin, caused by direct contact with certain irritating substances. Symptoms of irritant contact dermatitis include a reddish rash, stinging sensation, pain to the touch, swollen skin, blisters, blisters, and cracked skin. If there is a secondary infection, it will cause the symptoms to get worse, fever and pus. The diagnosis of irritant contact dermatitis is made by taking a history of contact with certain substances, physical examination, allergy testing and ROAT test or irritation test.
Should. Your parents consult directly with a Dermatologist so that anamnesis, physical examination, laboratory and supporting examinations can be carried out, and your parents can get the appropriate treatment.
There are several things you can do to wash a wound:
1. Flush the wound with 0.9 percent NaCl solution, clean the pus in the wound using wet gauze.
2. Apply ointment to the wound area, if the wound is caused by a fungus, then apply anti-fungal ointment, if it is not caused by a fungus then give antibiotic ointment.
3. Protect the wound from exposure to dust, cover the wound with gauze when going out of the house.
4. Keep your feet dry. Humid conditions can trigger the growth of microorganisms.
5. Avoid contact with substances that are suspected of causing allergies or irritation.
So, hope it helps.