Foot injury? Swollen area between toes, what to do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by denco5, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a leghorn with these two swollen areas between her toes, can anyone help or advise if there is anything I can do? They feel as if they are full of fluid, maybe infection?

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  2. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look up bumble foot, almost certain that is what it is. Basically a localized staph infection that needs to be soaked and cleaned out. There are some good how too posts on dealing with it.
     
  3. dawg53

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  4. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I lanced open the two bubbles on my leghorn today. Lots of puss and infection came out, I was able to get what looked like a clump or small hard material out of each one as well. Can I soak the foot in some epson salt after doing the procedure? I want to keep it as clean as I can and hopefully the salt solution will help. Any idea will be great.

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