A 46-year-old member asked:
doctors can you tell me how often should i change a bandage on a dog bite?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Scott Sattler answered
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dressing change freq: Change the dressing once daily, at least. Check in with our physician regularly to assess wound healing and possible signs of infection.
Answered on Dec 29, 2016
Dr. Curtis Wong answered
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dog bite wound care: You should be changing your band-aids and washing your wounds at least twice a day. As drainage subsides, you can go to daily changes. And if there are any signs of infection, you must see your doctor.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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