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A 33-year-old male asked:

I cut my right hand index finger 14 years back by glass. doctors cleaned it and stiched it immediately. even after years i have some discomfort. why?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Need to examine: to get any idea; however, if it was glass there is always a possibility that a sliver or larger piece was left inside. Some show on x-ray so that would be a first step.
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