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Cut in the corner of eye, no internal eye injury. Applying T-Mycine. Treatment?

hi my son had an accident yesterday. he stumbled on the edges of a table and cut the corner of his left eye. It bled but no internal eye injury was visible. we consulted a family doctor, he advised that we aply T- Mycine ointment on the cut as it will not harm if seeped into the eye...i am trying to gather a second opinion..would you pls advise
Asked On : Sun, 22 Jul 2012
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hello, goodmorning..
get injection tetanus toxoid..intramuscular, stat,after sensitivity testing..
keep the wound clean, u may clean with betadine solution, with sterilized wipe/cotton, u may use neosporin eye ointment ..that even if goes inside..there is no for the wound if there is pus formation /discharge then oral antibiotics have to be give with supervision of yr family doctor..
please take care of him..he needs yr love and support too..
Answered: Sun, 22 Jul 2012
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