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Do People With Puncture Wound On Ankle Have A Lot Of Pain
My knee feels full and stiff with light pain on top of the knee went and got a xray everything was normal but then my foot got numb so i went to the ER and they said it was PFPS but i dont know could if be a meniscus tear because im not in a lot of pain j
Get evaluated: Knee pain can have multiple causes including but not limited to trauma, infection, inflammation, and neoplasm. A thorough history and physical followed by diagnostic imaging can help get the answers and treatment you might need. Meniscal pathology is common and can cause some of the symptoms you are experiencing but not foot numbness. ...Read more
Perforating injury: a puncture is a penetrating wound of the skin that is caused by a sharp object such as a needle, a nail or pin prick, or something even larger ...Read more
Puncture Wound: Die..... If it gets out of control...Yes. I hope you would not let it get that far.. Puncture wounds many times are followed by infections. And, in the foot....That could be a disaster. It is always better to see a physician, get examined.....And get an antibiotic and maybe a tetnus shot.....Always better safe than sorry ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: Cause is important. Site must be examined carefully for foreign materials, cleaned very thoroughly, any dead tissue removed from the full depth of the wound. Best to see physician due to risks of infection and problems. Immediately do your best to clean, rinse, perhaps use peroxide (dilute to 1/2 strgth), cover with antibiotic ointment and dressing and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get Examined: Puncture wounds should be carefully managed, as the surface may heal, trapping bacteria, unwanted materials, etc. Which can get infected ; pose major problems. Through immediate cleansing is mandatory, and may need protection from tetanus or bacteria depending on cause agent. See your physician to be helped... Not a type of wound to ignore. ...Read more
Puncture wound foot: Wash the area with warm, soapy water; cover with bandage; go to doc/er for definitive treatment. If cause of puncture was dirty/rusty & you haven't had tetanus booster within 10 years, you will receive one (unless allergic to it) probably as a dapt (includes booster for diphtheria & pertussis). Probably will receive antibiotics since punctures prone to infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on a lot: Is the needle or portion of it in your foot? An infection can cause delayed healing and pain. Did you have a tetanus shot in last 5 years? Are you diabetic? Those with poor ciculation or immunocompomised will have delayed or no healing. By the way, how long has it been? An uncomplicated stick from a needle if cared for properly in a healthy person should heal within 10 to n14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an unexplained small puncture wound on my leg that was bleeding. B4 I saw it Ididnt even know i had it.Couldsomething have been injected intome?
I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for puncture wound of the foot?
Perhaps...: If the wound is superficial (that is, likely to heal on its own), i see no problem. If it is deeper, you probably need to be seen to make sure you don't need antibiotics to prevent a serious infection. Also, make sure your tetanus immunization is up to date. A tetanus infection can be life threatening and a tetanus booster will prevent any problems there. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pinprick puncture wound to foot outside with rusty safety pin. Immediately followed by ER trip and tetanus booster. Risk?
Accidentally sat on a pencil,And for stabbed in the leg. Small puncture wound.I cleaned it and put a bandage on. Should I see my doctor?
I got a puncture wound on my foot from the wire on a tomato cage. I washed with soap, poured peroxide on it and put a bandage. What else should I do?
Keep an eye on it: Also make sure your tetanus is up to date. You should make sure that the wound does not become infected - so look for signs of redness, pain and swelling. It also helps to have a physician look at it to make sure that you do not need to get on antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help with my small puncture wound? Earlier today (around 5+ hours ago) a small thorn-like object punctured the bottom of my toe, right at the bend. It bled for a couple minutes, and i made sure there was no remaining bits of the thorn in my foot, cleaned
A street puppy licked my leg though he did not bite me, there was not any kind of puncture wound, should i consult doctor?
I am experiencing foot numbness and pins and needles 5 weeks after puncture wound injury to ball of foot. Is this normal?
See a physician: You should be evaluated with a careful history and physical examination. This is not the usual course for a standard laceration or other such injury, so best to be seen promptly. ...Read more
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