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*Klaxon* I have a infected thumb

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PippaPug Mon 11-Apr-16 23:22:27

I have a infected thumb - got antibotics yesterday, doesn't feel as sore but obviously still infected - what do I do with it?! Leave it or poke it so the puss comes out?! envy (sick - not envy!) forgot fo ask the doctor yesterday although he was impressed I hadn't touched it!

First photo is from almost two weeks ago with just the cut, second photo is today.

SlinkyVagabond Mon 11-Apr-16 23:32:08

Soak and film pop it. And we have our own corner now-we'd be really enthralled concerned to see if it's ok.

Excited101 Mon 11-Apr-16 23:33:46

Omg pop it!!

Namechangingbastard Mon 11-Apr-16 23:34:26

Oooooh that's a popper!

FuckyNell Mon 11-Apr-16 23:34:55

Excellent 😀

PippaPug Mon 11-Apr-16 23:35:43

Glad your be so concerned Slinky! 😂

It now doesn't hurt and I can actually bend it, it's become quite a part of me and I have worry when I go to bed it may pop in my sleep 😱
Have reported my thread to get it moved in the right section

kelper Mon 11-Apr-16 23:37:36

Pop it pop it pop it!!!
But yes, get some one to film it, or take photos at each stage ;)

AGnu Mon 11-Apr-16 23:38:13

You have to pop it. Don't tease us like this! Get a camera & a sterilised needle, stat!

memyselfandaye Tue 12-Apr-16 00:15:04

Slinky where is the corner? I've been everywhere looking for it?

incywincybitofa Tue 12-Apr-16 00:31:08

In the club Sporner Corner
www.mumsnet.com/Talk/sporner_corner

Pop it before the antibiotics get rid of all the good stuff grin

oldlaundbooth Tue 12-Apr-16 00:48:50

God, so tiny cuts like that do actually get infected. I thought it was just a rumour!

BeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 12-Apr-16 11:23:04

Hi all - we'll pop this over to Sporner's Corner now.

PippaPug Tue 12-Apr-16 12:31:15

That's Becca!

I can't easily pop it and no one else will want too, so I'm guessing just poke it with something sharp?!

Thegirlthatwanted2begod Wed 13-Apr-16 19:36:42

Any update op?

PippaPug Wed 13-Apr-16 21:33:49

It popped!

PippaPug Wed 13-Apr-16 21:36:50

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BrienneofQarth Wed 13-Apr-16 21:38:07

That is beautiful! Thanks for the photos.

I'm amazed it didn't burst when you bent your thumb to be honest!

PippaPug Wed 13-Apr-16 21:39:06

It popped today as I bent my thumb - I heard a little crackling noise so I touched it and the puss started to seep out so I thought you may want photos!
Photos are in the order it all happened, the pressure which it has released is amazing but left a hole in my thumb!

Wineisfinebyme Wed 13-Apr-16 21:39:48

How have I just found the sporner corner?! MY PEOPLE!

skips around and grabs Pom bears

Excellent work OP!

Lunar1 Wed 13-Apr-16 21:40:35

Thank you for the perfect pictures! Love our new corner.

IMurderedStampyLongnose Wed 13-Apr-16 21:40:54

Ooh well done with hat photos,I particularly like photo number two👍

SauvignonBlanche Wed 13-Apr-16 21:42:52

Well done OP. star

Chillyegg Wed 13-Apr-16 21:50:32

Well done op well donee grin

PeaceLoveAndJaffaCakes Wed 13-Apr-16 23:09:41

Good work. Hope it heals up nicely for you after filling up again

Arfarfanarf Fri 15-Apr-16 09:57:42

oh those pictures.

Now THAT is how it's done!

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