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I was clearing weeds last week and got a thorn from a

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I was clearing weeds last week and got a thorn from a thistle in my finger. There is a little swelling and pus under the skin. It hurts a little. What should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

You need to have that unroofed and the thistle thorn removed otherwise the infection will persist. A primary care physician can do that for you rather than a trip to the ER, however they can as well. I would recommend the primary care physician.

Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

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