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If a friend got stabbed in the calf, should he see a doctor?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Yep.

Any major trauma merits prompt and expert evaluation to avoid dire complications.

In brief: Yep.

Any major trauma merits prompt and expert evaluation to avoid dire complications.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology

In brief: Stab

Wounds drag skin and other bacteria into the tissue than can cause serious injury and potential limb loss if not evaluated.
Immunizations need to be updated and the would may need to be flushed out prior to closure with sutures. So yes they do if you like your limbs.

In brief: Stab

Wounds drag skin and other bacteria into the tissue than can cause serious injury and potential limb loss if not evaluated.
Immunizations need to be updated and the would may need to be flushed out prior to closure with sutures. So yes they do if you like your limbs.
Dr. Mark Gujer
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