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Re: [IP] infected finger?

Yes! Veronica got one of those....grew really fast and burst when the 
doctor gently pressed on it. Antibiotics for 10 days and it was gone. 
He thought it was because she had put a bandaid on when the finger 
stick refused to stop bleeding and hadn't taken it off for a day or two 
(or maybe kept replacing it....) Anyway, his advise was not to use a 
bandaid unless absolutely necessary to stop the bleeding, and then to 
take it off as soon as possible after application, and definitely if it 
got wet. (I joked "none of those waterproof bandaids for her, then, and 
he mentioned he thought they were a bad idea generally for kids with d.

mom to Patrick, 17, Sean 14, Catherine, 12, and Veronica, 8, dxd 3/11/02

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