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dog bite / scratch now have shooting pain in arm. what is this?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
See doctor: Dog bites almost always get infected. They also can cause a lot of swelling and inflammation from the dog's saliva. See the doctor for treatment.
Answered on Apr 27, 2015
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