A member asked:

Nicked leg above shin and did not realize it. noticed blood pouring out of small cut and it sprayed. was able to stop bleeding within 10 minutes. very superficial and closed up now. not sure if i hit a vein or what?

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Chances are you numbed your leg hitting the vein. You stopped the bleeding now keep the area clean put topical antibiotic cover with bandage. You want to prevent an infection

Answered 10/5/2022



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