Help us as I think it could be serious as it has beenhappening a lot

Patient

Q: My boyfriend suffered from enlarged fingers and toes which occasionally fills with a puss looking substances which is the reason they are enlarged and I was wondering if it could be serious as they dont go down unless they are drained or popped?

Symptoms:  Enlarged fingers and toes with a puss looking substance
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. It is possible that this swelling he is experiencing is due to a bacterial infection of the skin of his hands and feet. We are not sure what could have caused this, and it could be sign of a more systemic infection, and this could cause serious complications. We recommend that you encourage your boyfriend to see his doctor promptly to be examined and treated as soon as possible.

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