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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Pressure: Keep the wound clean with soap and waster, apply antibiotic ointment, then cover with a pressure dressing.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Keep clean, watch.: Any cut can get infected, sometimes even if you take care of it properly. Your tetanus is up to date (if you've had the full series and boosters), so ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Laceration: Time to go see a professional about closing this wound. If it has been less than 12-24 hours it likely can still be sutured. If it has been longer i ... Read More
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Urgent Care Clinic: If a wound keeps reopening it means it is either deep or over a surface which stretches easily by any movement such as over a joint. You need to go to ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Oh
Dr. Joseph Oh answered
14 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: Ooh - I hate cuts like that. Liquid bandage is not a bad idea, but an 11mo old is likely to put the finger in his/her mouth, and could result in inges ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Met: The cut may require sutures or stern-strips to help the wound heal. I would suggest seeing your PCP and also reviewing his vaccination history. If the ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See MD bring to ER: Bring your child to the ER for an evaluation. Anytime there is a laceration, make sure you visit an MD immediately. Rule out damage to blood vessels, ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, : Yes, you could get sick from ingesting someone's blood.If there was no visible blood on your hand, then the chances can be relatively low. Hiv virus d ... Read More
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Laceration: It needs to be evaluated by and ER or Urgent Care to see if it needs sutures or gluing. The key words are deep and will not stop bleeding. Put direct ... Read More
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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pressure: Hold pressure on it for 5 minutes by the clock. If it still hasn't stopped bleeding after that, you need to be seen at an urgent care clinic or your P ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dr exam advised: If there is redness & pain around wound it could indicate a tiny piece of shattered glass is present in the wound, or possibly an infection. Best ... Read More
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