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A 46-year-old female asked:

I pulled a tiny cactus thorn from my thumb 2 days ago, but i may not have gotten all of it out. it is swollen and red and hard to bend. ?

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Sounds like infected: Based on your description you should seek medical evaluation to evaluate for infection.

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Last updated Aug 28, 2015

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