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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Pediatrics 48 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.
71 viewsAnswered Jun 03, 2020
Last updated Jun 4, 2020
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