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How can I remove a knife about two inches into my left ankle without causing a lot of pain?
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In brief: Don't
I would go to the er and let them remove it.

In brief: Don't
I would go to the er and let them remove it.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Go to ED
You should have an evaluation before knife removal (looking for signs of nerve injury, arterial injury, or tendon/ligament/bone injury).
You may need an xray depending on the findings. You also may need a tetanus shot and antibiotics after the wound is cleaned. Go now.

In brief: Go to ED
You should have an evaluation before knife removal (looking for signs of nerve injury, arterial injury, or tendon/ligament/bone injury).
You may need an xray depending on the findings. You also may need a tetanus shot and antibiotics after the wound is cleaned. Go now.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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