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Stop bleeding cut finger

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Oh
Pediatrics 16 years experience
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Urgent Care 20 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
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
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Finger wound: A slice of skin off the finger tip can lead to bleeding that persists for quite a time, and may start back up again when you change the dressing. Taki... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Go to the Doctor: If you have no infection then you stop these ineffective antibiotics. If you have an infection you should see a physician in person. The previous doc... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Depends: Depends on the size and depth of the wound. Usually a cut such as you describe is too small for stitches and does well with a tight bandage. Lubricate... Read More
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