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Toothpick stuck in foot, mild pain, open wound with pus leakage, arthritic body pain. Remedy?

I stepped on half of a toothpick it got stuck in foot its no longer in there since we opened wound created whole a little bit of pus come out not much it closed back up no i m in a little milder version of pain when it started on top of that i have arthritis whole body is hurting feels like the pain comes from my foot and causes me to hurt all over what should i do?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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It seems that your foot has got infected due to the foreign body. It needs a direct examination to drain the pus and to ascertain that the toothpick has been completely removed.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sat, 20 Oct 2012
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