I was washing dishes and I was using a Brillo

Patient : I was washing dishes and I was using a Brillo pad. I have no visible signs on my hand but the palm of my hand that connects to my thumb is a little puffy. Is there a chance a piece of steel wool from the Brillo pad could have gotten stuck in my hand?! And is that a danger? There's no blood or sign of a piece of steel wool in there I'm just concerned. I also use my phone a lot all day so could the swelling be carpal tunnel?
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