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A 41-year-old female asked:

I cut my toe on an oyster bed about a month ago. cleaned it thoroughly for first few days until it scabbed over but now it hurts and is numb/swollen?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Would encourage you: To have it medically checked. It could be infected. Marine organisms are notrious for nasty infections.
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See a Doctor: You might have a residual foreign body in the toe, and/or infection.

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Last updated Nov 2, 2013

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