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Got a thorn stuck deep in finger yday. It is red swollen and hurts. Tried baking powder paste tried onion slice to draw out what else can I do?

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Dr. Daniel Kessler
Family Medicine

In brief: See a physician

For exam, can usually remove it in office under most circumstances.
Discuss tetanus booster if appropriate. Do not wait too long as infection can set in and sometimes even fungal (i.e. Sporotrichosis) also known as rose gardeners disease. Best wishes!

In brief: See a physician

For exam, can usually remove it in office under most circumstances.
Discuss tetanus booster if appropriate. Do not wait too long as infection can set in and sometimes even fungal (i.e. Sporotrichosis) also known as rose gardeners disease. Best wishes!
Dr. Daniel Kessler
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