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What kind of doctor sees somebody for puncture wound of scalp? Skin doctor or regular doctor?
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Family doctor
Your family doctor shld be able to evaluate and treat the puncture wound to your scalp.
Check on your tetanus status.

In brief: Family doctor
Your family doctor shld be able to evaluate and treat the puncture wound to your scalp.
Check on your tetanus status.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Dr. Robert Dorsey
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Dr. Camil Sader
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Either
Technically, this is a problem that can be evaluated by your primary care / family doctor. If it gets infected, they may send you to a surgeon.
A dermatologist typically does not treat this type of injury.

In brief: Either
Technically, this is a problem that can be evaluated by your primary care / family doctor. If it gets infected, they may send you to a surgeon.
A dermatologist typically does not treat this type of injury.
Dr. Camil Sader
Dr. Camil Sader
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