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I cut my perenial raphe accidently while trimming downstairs. It's a small cut but bled a little. Will it heal? I put antiseptic cream on it too.

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
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In brief: Skin care

Most superficial skin cuts will heal with time .
Keep the area clean and dry. Avoid a lot of skin care products , antiseptics are ok. Keep the area covered with a clean dry bandage if possible. If redness, swelling, warmth or discharge from the cut occurs, contact your medical provider quickly to evaluate for a developing cellulitis.

In brief: Skin care

Most superficial skin cuts will heal with time .
Keep the area clean and dry. Avoid a lot of skin care products , antiseptics are ok. Keep the area covered with a clean dry bandage if possible. If redness, swelling, warmth or discharge from the cut occurs, contact your medical provider quickly to evaluate for a developing cellulitis.
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