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Old 11-05-2012, 02:12 PM   #21
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I'm all about home remedies, but looks like you waited to long and did the wrong things. Go to the doctor before it time to cut it off.
I agree. It looks like it needs the attention of the doctor.
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Old 11-05-2012, 02:46 PM   #22
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Ill second ,third or whatever for the doctor. It looks like a spider bite an if i have my guess is gana be a recluse, they love the hay. good luck with it let us know how it turns out.
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Down my daughters stables on Friday afternoon. Got bit on the finger by what I think is a horse fly. Have had many bites in the past by them, however this one has taken a turn for the worst. Any ideas for treatment have cut into it thinking it would drain but it has not happened. Finger is twice its normal size. Any home remedies you may have would be appreciated
Really HOT and I mean Hot salty water. soak at least three times a day. And use ice packs in between for swelling.........cajun country......
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Apply some apple cider vinegar on the wound. Vinegar is one of the real miracle 'drugs' and will help stop the itch. Even using your own saliva will reduce the itch.Saliva has a protein called Histatin that has healing properties. Same reason why dogs lick their wounds.
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Throw away those damn magazines and your finger should heal.....lol......
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Had an uncle once that had an infection on the end of his middle finger. He said that he soaked it insider all night to make it better.....
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A lot better thanks. The soaking in hot salt water helped the most. Thanks Will.
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