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What happens if I get a puncture wound on my foot?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Puncture wound foot
Wash the area with warm, soapy water; cover with bandage; go to doc/er for definitive treatment.
If cause of puncture was dirty/rusty & you haven't had tetanus booster within 10 years, you will receive one (unless allergic to it) probably as a dapt (includes booster for diphtheria & pertussis). Probably will receive antibiotics since punctures prone to infection.

In brief: Puncture wound foot
Wash the area with warm, soapy water; cover with bandage; go to doc/er for definitive treatment.
If cause of puncture was dirty/rusty & you haven't had tetanus booster within 10 years, you will receive one (unless allergic to it) probably as a dapt (includes booster for diphtheria & pertussis). Probably will receive antibiotics since punctures prone to infection.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Bad wounds
Puncture wound in the foot could be dangerous, should be checked by physician.

In brief: Bad wounds
Puncture wound in the foot could be dangerous, should be checked by physician.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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