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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
You cant: A doctor needs to do that! foot infections can be very serious. The bones can become involved and lead to serious consequences. See your doctor or ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doc: Antibiotics.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
29 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Any cut can get infected. It is rare but possible for a simple cut to become infected and progress into sepsis which is a systemic infection in the b ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Frydman
46 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If it is not treated it can cause full body infection ...
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sharon Joag
18 years experience Podiatry
Infected Wound: If you do have an infected wound, you should go to see your doctor right away, to get an antibiotic. If you cannot get to a doctor right away, clean ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You can not: You can not treart foot laceration your self, go to the doctor or er or urgent care.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
A laceration: Is an injury that involves a tear. Major lacerations need to be sutured, minor ones heal on their own (suture-self for lunch today). If a bone under t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Wound care: It is impertive that your tetanus is up to date and the wound has been thouroughly cleansed. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well appr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camil Sader
22 years experience General Surgery
Low Risk: You shouldn't die from a foot laceration, especially if you get it checked by a doctor. Poor circulation, a deep contaminated cut, diabetes, a smoker, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Regular: Assuming were talking about a small, superficial laceration and that you're generally healthy, your family doctor would be perfect. If the wound is la ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Recheck: Sutures may have loosened or broken open- have the foot reexamined by the physician who sutured the wound.Apply a sterile pressure dressing over the w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Cut foot: I would listen to the recommendation of the doctor or surgeon who operated on you. He treated you, he should have the final say on whether you move yo ... Read More

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