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Pinnacle, NC
A 38-year-old female asked:

Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. no pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Cat scratch: Cat scratches can lead to infection called cat scratch disease which can have ocular / neurologic /bone complications. F/u/ w/ doc/ urgent care today https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001614.htm
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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