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Yesterday I stepped on a nail, never bled, deep though. Now reddish and sore. Cant miss work.?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Have it examined

You should have it checked out by a doctor. Also, if your tetanus immunization is not up to date, you will need a tetanus shot just to be safe.

In brief: Have it examined

You should have it checked out by a doctor. Also, if your tetanus immunization is not up to date, you will need a tetanus shot just to be safe.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Puncture wounds of the foot can easily get infected as bacteria are pushed through the skin. Most of the time these problems need some opening of the area which can be done easily in the office, and antibiotics. And as Dr Bansai recommended, your tetanus needs to be up to date
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