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amster bite... help please

(9 Posts)
onlygirl Tue 26-Aug-08 09:42:29

ds2 nearly 2 got bitten by a friends hamster a couple of weeks ago, now the tip of his finger has gone a gross green colour puss like[bleugh] is it fixing itself or do i need to do something?

zippitippitoes Tue 26-Aug-08 09:43:09

see the gp

onlygirl Tue 26-Aug-08 09:43:19

should be hamster by the way.

belgo Tue 26-Aug-08 09:43:33

no it's not fixing itself, you need to take him to the doctor's today and get it seen to. It sounds like it's infected.

bethoo Tue 26-Aug-08 09:43:42

go to the drs as it is an infection. i was bitten and it bled then healed and no green cack.
get it checked as he may need tetanus too.

SlartyBartFast Tue 26-Aug-08 09:43:53

pronto - or chemist at very least

onlygirl Tue 26-Aug-08 11:34:53

taken him to the chemist he suggested lancing it. have done that and also have an appointmment at drs too. i think it is bothering me more than ds.

belgo Tue 26-Aug-08 14:03:58

let us know what the doctor says.

onlygirl Thu 28-Aug-08 10:25:22

finger is fine popping it did the trick dr says it has started to dry out now the crap has all come out.[not exact words]. x

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