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What is the treatment for foreign body in a wound?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends

The wound will be evaluated for position of the entry site, risk to underlying structures, risk of infection (you may need to renew your tetanus shot), and size and structures of the wound.
This may require flush, antisepsis, sutures and proper bandaging. This can be done in an er or with a plastic surgeon.

In brief: Depends

The wound will be evaluated for position of the entry site, risk to underlying structures, risk of infection (you may need to renew your tetanus shot), and size and structures of the wound.
This may require flush, antisepsis, sutures and proper bandaging. This can be done in an er or with a plastic surgeon.
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