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A 27-year-old male asked:

The pain is so bad and swilled can't move the is a red line but has not past my wrist what do i do from a dirty fish hook the bait was a dead fish?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Your hand is at risk: from this infection. You need to drop everything and go to an emergency facility to be put on antibiotics.
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