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A 37-year-old female asked:

My 4 year old fell into a cactus 10 days ago into his knee arm and hand. his knee being the worst, &sore . since theatre was fine and went on as normal his knee has started to swell up and cant walk properly for the last three days all of a sudden?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Needs evaluation: The potential for a serious bacterial infection from a slow growing germ is real & needs immediate attention. Take the kid in now for a thorough evaluation.
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Last updated Dec 28, 2019

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