A 26-year-old female asked:
Hand swollen after 3 days when cat bit and scratched me. hurts and also having cough, sneeze, headache, and dizziness and sore throat? any ideas?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Juchauanswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Cat Bite: Cat Bites are notorious for getting infected. In fact, I was taught to treat them with antibiotics from the first because they would get infected. Time to see a doctor today to be treated. Otherwise it sounds like you have a viral infection causing your other symptoms.
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