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cut top of foot on doior. caught vein but didn't bleed much. swollen and purple. iced and swelling reduced. should i be worried it didn't blleed?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Doesn't sound like : You should be worried. Depending on the depth of that cut tetanus hx likely should be up to date.......

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