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I stepped on a nail and it still hurts what do i do now? it punctured the skin

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Medical care: Puncture wounds are notorious for becoming infected. If you haven't had a tetanus shot in the last 10 years - that is a must. Signs of infection can include swelling, redness, warmth, red streaks, drainage & fever.

Answered 4/25/2019

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