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What is the best way to repair a deeply cut leg?

What is the best way to repair a deeply cut leg?

Medical Intervention: Depending of depth and cause - it may need to be explored & sutured. Many need tetanus shot. ...Read more

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If I pee on my cut leg, is that a good antiseptic?

If I pee on my cut leg, is that a good antiseptic?

?: Only if you are unable to find clean water and soap. Urine is hypertonic and acidic and would create a burning sensation much like vinegar. In the wilderness it would help clean a contaminated wound if other means were not available. ...Read more

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I fell, bruised/cut leg. Aprox 4 in. Long, pretty deep. Cut has healed/scarred. Underneath it's hard, lumpy and painful. Remedies?

I fell, bruised/cut leg. Aprox 4 in. Long, pretty deep. Cut has healed/scarred. Underneath it's hard, lumpy and painful. Remedies?

Well: Well most likely scar tissue from lack of stitches probably just sealed itself off best it could. You can have plastic surgery to smoothe the area. Just remember it is very important to have your medical attention when you have a severe wound ...Read more

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What to do if i cut my leg really bad while shaving help?

What to do if i cut my leg really bad while shaving help?

If real bad: go to the emergency room to be evaluated. otherwise, apply pressure until the bleeding has stopped. then wash with soap and water. apply antibiotic ointment and cover with non-stick bandage. check your tetanus status. ...Read more

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I cut my leg open in work today from a broken sharp tile it's only small but what would happen if I had some tile chipping stuck in the cut?

I cut my leg open in work today from a broken sharp tile it's only small but what would happen if I had some tile chipping stuck in the cut?

If so, that chip: ...must be removed. Like a splinter, it's a non-sterile foreign body. You could get an infection if it's not removed. Fortunately, unless it's really tiny, it should show up on an x-ray. ...Read more

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I cut my leg 3hrs ago and its still bleeding ?

I cut my leg 3hrs ago and its still bleeding ?

Cut bleeding: Is it a deep cut? If so, you might need stitches right away. ...Read more