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A 41-year-old female asked:

Cut finger on metal 24 hrs ago. tetanus ok, washed, doesn't look infected. very tiny bit blood when change bandage. normal healing or need stitches?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: If the cut is open and not healing well, then I would advise having it checked. There are steri strips which can help to close the edges of the wound. Neosporin can be used after the area is cleaned gently to decrease healing time.
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