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14 Jul 2010

Hand Swelling
My husbands hand is swelling badly after it got pricked while trimming a palm tree with sharp leaves. What should i do?
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Mandy
He may have cellulitis in the hand - please let him go to a doctor to get antibiotics asap as they can develop an abcess with serious damage to the tendons and nerves of the hand
Dr Bets
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