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Who treats extremity trauma?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: We all do.

If its just a flesh wound and not serious see your doc.
If its serious see your local ed. If it needs surgical repair a surgeon may do that. If bone broke or tendons loose, orthopod ( bone surgeon) fix.

In brief: We all do.

If its just a flesh wound and not serious see your doc.
If its serious see your local ed. If it needs surgical repair a surgeon may do that. If bone broke or tendons loose, orthopod ( bone surgeon) fix.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Dont wait too long

Lacerations on the extremities should be repaired within 12 hours, less depending on the exact location, the type of injury, and the immune system of the patient.
Dont wait 24 hours to see your doctor for a laceration - go to the er.

In brief: Dont wait too long

Lacerations on the extremities should be repaired within 12 hours, less depending on the exact location, the type of injury, and the immune system of the patient.
Dont wait 24 hours to see your doctor for a laceration - go to the er.
Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
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