Puncture Wound

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Topic Title: Puncture Wound
Created On: 08/22/2002 02:44 PM

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 10/25/2002 02:24 PM

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Generally speaking, a wound with any sort of complication (like formation of pus) should be seen by a doctor. If that is out of the question, just follow basic first-aid procedures - soak the wound in warm water (increasing blood flow to the area to reduce chances of infection) and/or ice the wound if there is any swelling. Keep the wound clean and apply antiobiotic cream and clean bandages 1-2 times a day. Good luck!
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when you get a deep puncture wound to the head and it becomes full of puss what should you do if the person doesn't wnat to go to the hospital to have it checked out? the best treatment for at home? caused by teeth.
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