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How to treat a 1/2" laceration to the arm?
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sutures
If. The wound is deep and bleeding it will require sutures.
If it is superficial, steristrips can be helpful.

In brief: Sutures
If. The wound is deep and bleeding it will require sutures.
If it is superficial, steristrips can be helpful.
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
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Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
In addition to the depth of the cut, one needs to repair or suture irregular or scive lacerations as well as excising the jagged skin to achieve a cosmetically desired scar.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It depends
If the laceration is deep it will likely require sutures, otherwise it might be treated with steristrips.
See your doctor.

In brief: It depends
If the laceration is deep it will likely require sutures, otherwise it might be treated with steristrips.
See your doctor.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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