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A 25-year-old female asked:

Got a fish bone in my finger took it out but dis happened 2monts ago now da same part is swollen and it hurts should i worry can dis cause infection?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Not healing: Cuts, abrasions or puncture wounds that do not heal within a couple of weeks are suspicious for having infection or foreign body, such as retained bone fragment.

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