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A 36-year-old male asked:

I believe my finger is a bit infected after a splinter 2-3 weeks ago. need to know if i will have to have it checked out or just treated with meds..?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Infected finger: Yes, please see your doctor. You may have an infection and you may have more of the splinter in your finger even though you thought you removed all of it. Peace and good health.

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