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My finger is pierced and its red and a little swollen. It's been 4 days. Could it be infected?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

Redness and swelling are 2 cardinal signs of inflammation and infection.
You probably need antibiotics. Get it checked out. Good luck.

In brief: Yes

Redness and swelling are 2 cardinal signs of inflammation and infection.
You probably need antibiotics. Get it checked out. Good luck.
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