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Should my son seek medical attention after cat bite?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

If a cat bite breaks the skin there is significant risk for infection.
Clean the wound first, and call your doctor.

In brief: Yes

If a cat bite breaks the skin there is significant risk for infection.
Clean the wound first, and call your doctor.
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
absolutely need to see a doctor, cat bites are very easily infected and can cause serious health risk!
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