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Hi can you advise me on a wound that has been there for about 2 an half weeks now its scabbed over but it very sore I self harm thanks

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    Hi Catherine, how is the wound now? If its oozing yellow pus or the area doesn't seem to be improving it could be that you have an infection. If this is the case only antibiotics would be the solution, so you would have to see your GP.

    Can I ask... are you getting help off your GP or similar? If you aren't I would definitely recommend that you seek help.

    Obviously I really hope that you don't self harm again, but if the worst happens make sure your wound is kept clean. If it's large or deep I suggest covering it with a sterile dressing and use antiseptic cream like savlon.

    All the best, Amy.

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