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what should i do if a healed dog bite swells?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval.: If it is swelling - i would be concerned about possibility of infection. What was the person's tetanus status? Recommend medical evaluation.
Answered on Aug 4, 2013
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