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I cut my foot an a nail. What do I need to do?

I cut my foot an a nail. What do I need to do?

See a doctor: Depending on the size and depth of the cut, it needs to be cleaned and possibly sutured. Need to check your tetnus history, need to check for any infection. ...Read more

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I cut my foot on a nail. What to do?

I cut my foot on a nail. What to do?

Seek treatment: If the cut broke the skin and creatied bleeding it needs to be cleaned well. You need to make sure that your tetanus shots are up to date. If not you need to see a doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more

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I cut my foot and a nail. Clean. What to do?

Nail: Clean your foot with soap and water and keep the area clean. It depends on weather or not the nail cut you or caused a puncture wound. This is very important. A puncture wound needs medical attention asap. This type of wound could cause a deep space infection and possibly surgery. If a cut only, then after soap and water, dry with clean dry towel and apply neosporin and band aids daily. ...Read more

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Foot Injury: At around 4:30pm today I hit my foot, smallest toe is slightly cut into, vertically. And ring toe is bruised under the nail. Pulsing?

Foot Injury: At around 4:30pm today I hit my foot, smallest toe is slightly cut into, vertically. And ring toe is bruised under the nail. Pulsing?

No cause for concern: The small superficial cut on your small toe shouldn't be much of an issue as long as you can move your toe and feel the sensation at the tip of the toe. If the edges of the cut are gaping use tape to bring edges together. The blood collected under the nail should resolve on its own in a few days otherwise you can go to the Dr and get it drained to relieve the pressure ...Read more

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I have cut my foot on glass. Do i need a tetanus jab ?

I have cut my foot on glass. Do i need a tetanus jab ?

If you haven't : Gotten one in 10 years its a good idea. Though, glass would not be as much of a concern as say metal. ...Read more

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I cut my foot in the pool and it was bleeding could it get infected from the chlorine?

I cut my foot in the pool and it was bleeding could it get infected from the chlorine?

Just the opposite: Chlorine is in pools as a disinfectant, i.e. it kills bacteria and viruses. The chance of infection from a cut in a chlorinated pool less than it would be otherwise, not more. If the cut is large enough that you think it might need stitches, visit an emergency room or urgent care clinic. Otherwise, just use a bandaid and keep it clean and dry. ...Read more

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Diabitis, my toes getting no feeling. What should I do? I am horror future I should cut my foot.

Diabitis, my toes getting no feeling. What should I do? I am horror future I should cut my foot.

MANY things...: Could be peripheral neuropathy. See a doctor for treatment options. There are many medical foods (metanx, neuremedy, etc.) that can be helpful and even reverse some of the symptoms. ...Read more

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I cut my foot in the pool and didnt realize it until 30 minutes later when i got out. The pain has been slowly increasing and is more red than before. Could I be getting an infection?

I cut my foot in the pool and didnt realize it until 30 minutes later when i got out. The pain has been slowly increasing and is more red than before. Could I be getting an infection?

SOUND LIKE IT: Increased pain, redness, swelling, fever are all signs of infection. Sounds like one is developing; see a podiatrist ASAP, especially if you're diabetic. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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