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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 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 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 on glass in a dirty creek what do i do?

I cut my foot on glass in a dirty creek what do i do?

Up on Cripple Creek.: Depending on the severity of the cut, either handle it yourself or get to an urgent care for treatment. If capable, clean the wound with soap and water being careful to clear the wound of all debris. Apply a antibiotic ointment and sterile compression dressing. You need to check with you physician to determine when you last tetanus booster was. A dose of antibiotics may also be in order. ...Read more

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I cut my foot on Oyster shells today in 6 different spots. It was about 9 hrs ago and they still EXTREMELY painful. Should I see a doc? Is it normal?

I cut my foot on Oyster shells today in 6 different spots. It was about 9 hrs ago and they still EXTREMELY painful. Should I see a doc? Is it normal?

Oyster: Oysters and other marine life can harbor a bacteria called vibrio vulnificus, which can be a potentially dangerous bacteria. A tetanus shot, and possible antibiotics, may be needed. Consult with a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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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