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I was involved in an accident around 3 days ago which resulted in a severe graze and small but deep laceration on my foot. I visited a local doctor to have the foot cleaned and bandaged and was told to keep the bandage on for 3 days. I removed the bandage today and the wound isn't showing much sign of healing and is still painful. The foot is still a bit swollen and red compared to the other foot and the wound itself is still moist.
The doctor cleaned with iodine and covered in antiseptic/antibiotic cream before dressing. I have cleaned with sodium chloride solution, applied anti septic cream and redressed with a sterile bandage today. It's still wet enough to push through the dressing.
My major concern is whether it's infected or not, as well as this I'm wondering if I need to allow the wound time to dry out in open air without a dressing? Any help here would be appreciated, as I'm in Indonesia it's very difficult to consult a doctor without paying an expensive bill. I have photos of the wound but I'm not sure if it's possible to post them here.
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