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I cut my foot. How do you take care of it best?

I cut my foot. How do you take care of it best?

Antibiotic cream: If the cut is not deep clean it with soap and water and apply neosporine cream and a bandaid. Make sure to let the area get lots of air after the first few days. If the cut is deep you will need to get it stiched. ...Read more

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I cut my foot on glass very painful. What the best thing to do?

I cut my foot on glass very painful. What the best thing to do?

Get it examined: You need to have this checked to make sure there is not glass in the wound or that you have not cut a nerve. Need to make sure there is not an infection starting. ...Read more

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I cut my foot open on a lid this afternoon. What's the best first aid?

I cut my foot open on a lid this afternoon. What's the best first aid?

Go to ER or PCP: You need to seek medical advice-er, pcp, etc. The most important thing is when was your last tetanus shot and are you up to date. Second, is preventing bacterial infection. The laceration needs to be thoroughly cleaned with saline and depending on size/depth of lac. Possibly sutured. Best to have it evaluated by a doctor or nurse. ...Read more

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A cut my foot big toe tendon and today they take off my stiches after 10 days of the operation and my toe still not working up and worried?

A cut my foot big toe tendon and today they take off my stiches after 10 days of the operation and my toe still not working up and worried?

If it was severed-: -then @ 10 days U should not even try 2 move it. 2 prevent U from doing so, I always used a pin across the joint it moves, then U can't cheat & test it 2 soon. Much better than a bulky cast. But if should B immobilized 4 4-5 wks, and sent 2 PT & start. Follow Ur surgeons protocol 2 a T! B patent. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to heal my foot injury?

What approaches work best to heal my foot injury?

What kind: There are a number of injuries that occur with the foot and ankle and treatment can range from simple activity modification to immobilization all the way to surgery. More information is needed for a complete answer. ...Read more

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I cut my foot pretty good on a piece of glass it bled quite a bit but I finally got it to slow down I superglued it shut is this a permanent solution?

I cut my foot pretty good on a piece of glass it bled quite a bit but I finally got it to slow down I superglued it shut is this a permanent solution?

Hopefully: Things to watch for: Red, swelling-infection Numbness, white skin-damage to nerve or blood supply Can bend toes or part of foot-tendon or muscle laceration Is your tetanus shot up to date Red streaks-infection Superglue is a carcinogen-don't use it again ...Read more

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I cut my foot bad a few weeks ago on glass and super glued it shut It finally healed, but it's still super sensitive and hurts. Why does it still hurt?

I cut my foot bad a few weeks ago on glass and super glued it shut
It finally healed, but it's still super sensitive and hurts. Why does it still hurt?

Glass vs infection: There is a chance you glued your wound shut over a small piece of glass or dirt which can form a foreign body in your foot. The body walls these off and can form a painful granuloma. You could have an infection brewing as well. Either way you should get that checked out by a professional soon. ...Read more