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A 23-year-old male asked:

I have just knocked my head on the top and cut it open. no pain, just a bit of blood. what precautions can i do to avoid serious injury to the head?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Keep it clean: with soap and water twice daily and watch for signs of infection, such as increasing pain, redness or swelling around the cut, or temperature elevation 1 degree Centigrade over your normal. Keep it covered between washing if feasible.
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