Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Something Stuck in the Skin Symptoms

Symptoms of a skin foreign body may include:

Skin foreign bodies may result in skin infections.

Symptoms of a skin infection may include:

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Last Updated: May 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Something Stuck in the Skin References
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