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Is betadine a treatment of toe laceration?

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In brief: Yes

Betadine is an antiseptic that will help to keep a cut clean and dry.

In brief: Yes

Betadine is an antiseptic that will help to keep a cut clean and dry.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry

In brief: Soap and water.

Clean it with soap and water. Either cover with a sterile dressing or go to the urgent care.

In brief: Soap and water.

Clean it with soap and water. Either cover with a sterile dressing or go to the urgent care.
Dr. Scott Keith
Dr. Scott Keith
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: It can be used

to put on the wound, but you need to determine how deep the wound is, tetanus history, do you need sutures, is anything damaged due to depth….
.if superficial then yes it is good, but you should not be allergic to shellfish.

In brief: It can be used

to put on the wound, but you need to determine how deep the wound is, tetanus history, do you need sutures, is anything damaged due to depth….
.if superficial then yes it is good, but you should not be allergic to shellfish.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Too harsh

Try something milder like neosporin, etc.

In brief: Too harsh

Try something milder like neosporin, etc.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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