Elements of infinite order in a profinite group
Say G is a profinite group with elements of arbitrarily large order. Do elements of infinite order exist (A) if we assume G is abelian? (B) in general?
A start for (A): we can ask the same question for the closure of the torsion subgroup of G (a subgroup since G is abelian), so WLOG we can assume the torsion subgroup is dense in G.