A 44-year-old member asked:
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first aid for someone who got their arm cut?

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Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience Sports Medicine
Laceration: The most important points to make is to control bleeding with some type of pressure and keep the wound clean. If you have tap water available then make sure the cut is clean before applying a dressing. If not then keep it covered until you are able to clean the cut.
Answered on Aug 26, 2012
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arm cut: Clean with an antiseptic and apply a sterile bandage.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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