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Earlier this morning my cat scratched me across the face, left elbow, and collar bone. will i get csf, what to do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cat scratches can: Be serious. They can become easily infected. Redness? Swelling? Tenderness? Drainage? Red streaking? Warmth? Recommend medical evaluation. Have you had a tetanus shot in the last ten years?

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