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i cut my finger on a can lid

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Healing of a cut will depend on the length and depth of the wound. It will also depend on if there were sutures placed or not. Infections of a wound ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
"lockjaw": When did you last have a tetanus (lockjaw) booster? If more than 10 years or the wound was contaminated (dirt, etc), see your doc or county health dep ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends...: If a deep cut, stich/super glue: if deeper, stich.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Raemisch
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Stitches: Get it stitched.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Raemisch
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain: Finger lacs can be painful on occasion. It is also possible to cut more serious things than just the skin, like a nerve or tendon.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Raemisch
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Very: Very common.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Cut: A laceration is a cut.Fingers are prone to tendon and nerve and circulatory injury depending on degree depth and location.
A member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
If your wife says so: Yes.
A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Stiching: There is only one treatment is to approximate the wound edges. Depending on the depth of the laceration and its width, you may need to have it sewn (s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Good idea: If glass was in the ground or dirt, yes.If due, probably not a bad idea anyway.
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