What do I do?

Okay so I have a cut on my arm and the skin around it is turning yellow, and I'm really scared because I can't show it to anybody. I don't have any alcohol to rub it to try to help, and my friend told me it could spread. I'm really scared what do I do? 

5 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It sounds like you have a mild infection going on. You might have pus trapped under the skin that needs to be squeezed out

  • 1 month ago

    I go by if its turning yellow/green/black see a doctor. As you are yellow/green see a doctor within next few days at least, if it goes black go to ER immediately.

  • 1 month ago

    See a doctor. 

    But contrary to popular belief, alcohol is not good for cuts and scrapes. It actually harms the good tissue, and delays healing. 

    Yellow or jaundice could mean multiple things! Not necessarily bad. You should see a professional.

  • 1 month ago

    You need to, clean up the wound, either with hydrogen peroxide, or iodine. To stop the spread of infection into your blood stream you must  get some antibiotics, preferably penicillin, or amoxicillin. If your cut is getting sore, becoming painful to the touch, and is getting worse, instead of subsiding. You must go to a local clinic, or see a doctor! 

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  • 1 month ago

    You tell someone and have it looked at by a professional. 

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