Puss in injured leg
Hi Sir, My Brother met with an accident 30 years before and got fractured in his left leg under Knee. so the skin over that wound will be very thin. Rarely he used to get hit at the same place. Recently puss is coming in that place. He went to Ortho and had few medicine and cream. But still its not completely healed. Getting puss often. From X-ray doctor told there is some mild infection. So kindly advice how to proceed on this.
Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice
Hello sir, it looks like reinfection at operated site. You need to take antibiotics either intravenous or oral, depending on severity. It needs regular dressing ( alternate days). Send for pus culture,cbc, if any fever blood culture. Keep the wound always clean and dry. Consult your orthopedician for treatment.
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.