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Do you think it’s infected??

Last week I burned my finger. I’m a dog groomer and after 2 days of washing dogs all day it now is brownish in the center and deep with a greenish ring around the edge and the outer area is getting redder. Just wondering if that seems normal or if I may need to see a doctor. I’ve never had any wound look like this and I know it’s going to continuously stay wet and dirty all day with me washing dogs and if it’s infected I don’t want it to get worse. I have a pic if there’s a way to post it.
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363281 tn?1590104173
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Hello~I am not a doctor, but it sure sounds to me like it is infected, I would certainly see your doctor, especially since you are grooming dogs all day, you don't want any of that type of dirt,etc to make it worse. The fact that it is getting redder and redder is also a red flag and the greenish ring??? That does not sound good, please have it looked in to sooner rather than later.
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1415174 tn?1453243103
Hi, sorry you have this. I hope it isn't infected. Does it hurt? Does it feel hot? If it hurts I would see a doctor. Is it a puncture or a superficial wound? If superficial you can put Neosporin (triple antibiotic) ointment on it and a bandage. You don't see any red streaks coming out of it do you? Do you have a fever? If you do then definitely go in. It sounds like you are saying it is getting worse not better right?
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