Tag: Wound

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Animal Bites: When Stitches Are Needed

A bite injury may need to be closed by a health professional, may require antibiotic medicines, or both. The decision to close a wound with stitches, staples, or skin adhesive depends on: The type of biting animal. The size and location of the bite. The time that has passed since the bite occurred. The general […]

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Wound Dressing 101

Keep It Clean and Comfortable After the initial shock and pain of getting wounded comes the worst part, dessing your wound. Wound dressings are one of the most important parts of wound care. It is necessary to take extra care to clean your wound before simply covering it. If you’re not very careful, the wound […]