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Cut myself shaving

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Enjoy your class: Your cut will have done its own hemostasis. Don't point it out, but don't worry about it. Water's disinfected, and your fellow-swimmers aren't at any ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
15 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes.: At 24 you are probably up to date on your tetanus, but be sure. Re: the bleeding, you may have hit a tiny vessel. The 1st step to stop the bleeding ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
The older: You are, the longer it takes. Be sure that it is not infected.
Dr. Stephen Richards
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cut: Redness could signify infection. Any pain, pus or fever? If so, you need to see your doctor. If not, it is probably healing ok.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Get it looked at: You could have an infection and it will take much longer unless it's treated. No way to tell without examining it. See your doc for an exam if it does ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Small cut : Depends how deep the laceration is. It will heal from the inside out. When in doubt see an MD if the cut is deep and you think it may need stitches to ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
You will be ok: just keep it clean and elevated it. Dont use okd blades
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Very likely this is: infected. Have a health care professional evaluate the area.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
23 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Scar formation depends on the depth of the injury as well as your skin type and your healing process. Usually if the wound isn't too deep you should ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yea: Get 1% Hydrocortisone cream in any pharmacy and apply a small amount on the area of bite twice daily for a 2 to 5 days until its all gone. Good luck f ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV is hard to get: Nope. That is in no way how HIV is transmitted.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
7 to 10 days: If there is no infection and you keep the cut clean it should heal in 7 to 10 days at the most.

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