A 20-year-old female asked:
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my cat got his nail stuck in between my nail and skin of my finger. 1 week later, my finger has been throbbing and feels swollen. how can i treat this?

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Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Remove : You need to remove the cat's nail from under your skin and possibly get an antibiotic for infection.
Answered on Jul 6, 2015
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Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
DOCTOR: See a doctor to make sure you do not have a infection or something remaind stuck in the wound.
Answered on Mar 31, 2014
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