A 34-year-old member asked:
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i need help splinter in my fooot help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wash area with: Warm water and soap. Dry. Dry to flip out with an object with a straight edge. No bathroom surgery on yourself. If not successful, consider seeing your podiatrist or medical provider.
Answered on Mar 24, 2014
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Infection : To to the er or urgent care or podiatrist and get the splinter out before you get an infection
Answered on Jan 1, 2016
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience Podiatry
See podiatrist: A splinter can cause a foreign body reaction that could lead to an infection. See a local doctor if you can not remove it
Answered on Feb 14, 2016

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Splinter: A splinter may be painful and the foreign body may be visible under the skin.
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Splinter: A splinter may be painful and the foreign body may be visible under the skin.
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