A 41-year-old male asked:
I got bit hard from my cat ,forearm and the top of my arm, punctured 3spots it hurts but looks ok rinsed with peroxide and have neo c dr?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Cat bite: See your Dr. If the scratches are deep you may need appropriate antibiotics.
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes see your doctor: Cat bites puncture deeper than dog bites and have a higher risk of infection for that reason. You need prophylactic antibiotics. Feel better soon.
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 15, 2015
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