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I was scratched by someone's cat the other day. I washed it with water but I'm worried i might get a nasty disease. Should I be concerned?

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics

In brief: Cat

Cat scratch disease is more caused by kittens than cats.
And more common in kids. If you have any fevers in next 1-2 wks then get checked out, or if you have any pus from site then you might have a superficial infection.

In brief: Cat

Cat scratch disease is more caused by kittens than cats.
And more common in kids. If you have any fevers in next 1-2 wks then get checked out, or if you have any pus from site then you might have a superficial infection.
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