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A 59-year-old female asked:

Sorry trial run to see how to work the app. so if i need to see dr for dog bite i would ask here first?

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Dr. Kenneth Akey
Pediatrics 49 years experience
A visual is needed: Animal bites if superficial, need not be seen if in uncomplicated area (arm) vs. face or close to eye. If bleeding or deeper laceration , yes; needs to be seen; or if unsure of dogs health; or if pt. is lacking a tetanus imm.
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