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How can you treat a gunshot wound?

How can you treat a gunshot wound?

By going to hospital: Depends on the location and injury. Assuming you are not currently on the sidewalk bleeding out its probably a pretty good idea to see a doctor for that condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

Wounds is also known as Injuries and wounds. A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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How can I treat a gunshot wound at home?

Poorly!: Any gun shot wound requires evaluation by a physician. Even through-and-through GSW's can injure adjacent nerves, blood vessels and organs due to the "blast effect." This is the shock wave that moves ahead of the bullet through the tissue like a violent form of the ripples that spread outward from a rock thrown into a pond. There will never be an easier time to get treated than immediately! ...Read more

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How can they treat a gunshot wound to the stomach?

How can they treat a gunshot wound to the stomach?

Surgery: Gunshot wounds to the abdomen are typically treated with surgery to identify and repair the injuries. Rarely, they can be evaluated and observed without surgery, but that is the exception. ...Read more

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How could they treat a gunshot wound to the stomach?

How could they treat a gunshot wound to the stomach?

Surgery!: I am going to assume you mean the organ "stomach" and not just the area of the body "stomach." A gunshot wound to the stomach would be repaired in the operating room with the patient asleep. An incision in the midline of the abdomen would be made to allow for careful examination of all the organs in the abdomen, including the stomach. Injuries would be sewn up and then the abdominal cavity rinsed. ...Read more

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How should you self treat a gunshot wound?

How should you self treat a gunshot wound?

Too riskyto: Self treat yourself right down to the er or safer yet get help to do it this could be serious. ...Read more

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Doctors have you ever treated any gang members for gunshot wound or something related? How was the experience?

Doctors have you ever treated any gang members for gunshot wound or something related? How was the experience?

Gunshot wounds: Dealt with many gunshot wounds over the years, both with gang members among other issues - the end result is basically where the bullet ends up and the damage associated with it. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to recover from a gunshot wound?

How much time does it take to recover from a gunshot wound?

Depends: If you are healthy, a matter of a few weeks. If it gets infected, it can take a long time to heal. See a doctor and keep it clean. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a gunshot wound to heal?

How long will it take for a gunshot wound to heal?

Depends on…: Size & depth of wound, amount of internal damage, location of wound, whether blood supply to area was compromised, individual healing patterns, presence of comorbid conditions like diabetes, infection. Surgeon that treated wound should be best source for healing time estimate. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gunshot wound?

A wound: Caused by a gun shot. Check your tetanus status. Go to the er to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Gunshot Wound (Definition)

Caused by a gun shot. Check your tetanus status. Go to the ...Read more