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What is the treatment for puncture wound of the toe?

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Dr. Seth Steber
Podiatry

In brief: Doc visit

A puncture one of the toe should be thoroughly cleansed and debrided.
You may require a course of oral antibiotics. Local wound care will make sure you heal up properly. If there's any suspicion that bone is involved then you should have a baseline x-ray.

In brief: Doc visit

A puncture one of the toe should be thoroughly cleansed and debrided.
You may require a course of oral antibiotics. Local wound care will make sure you heal up properly. If there's any suspicion that bone is involved then you should have a baseline x-ray.
Dr. Seth Steber
Dr. Seth Steber
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In brief: See a specialist

Puncture wounds need to be treated promptly with irrigation of wound and removal of all foreign material that may cause infection- antibiotics may also be need.

In brief: See a specialist

Puncture wounds need to be treated promptly with irrigation of wound and removal of all foreign material that may cause infection- antibiotics may also be need.
Dr. Christopher Pappas
Dr. Christopher Pappas
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In brief: Several things

Most of the time the area should be cleaned a examined or probed to make sure there is no foreifn material left in the wound.
Oral antibiotics may be given depending on what you stepped on. Tetanus should be up to date.

In brief: Several things

Most of the time the area should be cleaned a examined or probed to make sure there is no foreifn material left in the wound.
Oral antibiotics may be given depending on what you stepped on. Tetanus should be up to date.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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