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Please explain what happens for a drug overdose and slit wrists?

Please explain what happens for a drug overdose and slit wrists?

Hopefully the : Person involved will receive emergency care. They will be monitored ; stablized. When possible, blood levels of the drugs overdosed on will be measured. If the person can't breath - a breathing tube may be used. They may have intravenous fluids. Sometimes the stomach is pumped and charcoal may be given. Depending on depth of wrist laceration depth- they may need to be sutured or even surgery. ...Read more

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How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?

How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?

Weeks to never: Everything listed other than a dislocated jaw normally would take weeks to heal. A dislocated jaw may never heal or correctly go back into a normal condition. Once the ligaments are stretched or ruptured, they will never be the same again. ...Read more

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Could slitting your wrists under water make it hurt less?

Could slitting your wrists under water make it hurt less?

Doubt it: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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I keep dreaming of someone slitting their wrist?

I keep dreaming of someone slitting their wrist?

Hmm: Does this though appeal to you or trouble you? There really isn't enough info here for me to be able to comment further. ...Read more

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I'm 17 years old and my parents make me so angry i slit my wrists for the 1st time last night. What do I do now?

I'm 17 years old and my parents make me so angry i slit my wrists for the 1st time last night. What do I do now?

Let your parents: Know. Even if you are furious with them - they are your best likelihood to getting help. If you lack coping skills - that can be taught through therapy. Cutting yourself is never the answer to anything. ...Read more

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My daughter is 14 and she attempted suicide by slitting her wrist. There is now blood under the skin where she cut. She didn't hit it or anything. ?

My daughter is 14 and she attempted suicide by slitting her wrist. There is now blood under the skin where she cut. She didn't hit it or anything. ?

Hematoma: These are bruises under the skin where the injured blood vessels oozed blood under it. These will heal in time. I hope that you have gotten professional help for the cutting of her wrist and suicide attempt. ...Read more

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How can I hit a major artery when slitting my wrists tonight? Everyone hates me, including myself. I am a waste of space.

How can I hit a major artery when slitting my wrists tonight? Everyone hates me, including myself. I am a waste of space.

No: You are an important drop in the sea, seek help so you can see there are some important things you can do to get away from this feeling. Things will get. Better. ...Read more

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A sprung wrist?

A sprung wrist?

A sprained wrist?: I think this is what you are referring to. This is usually temporary. You can try icing the wrist at first. Try to limit any heavy lifting or overuse of the wrist. Lastly, you can try medications like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the inflammation and pain. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more