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Suggest remedy for wound on hands

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Dr. Geetika Paul


Practicing since :2008

Answered : 2606 Questions

Posted on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 in Accident and Emergency
Question: how can i remove blade cuttings on my hand.

thank you sir please solve my problem
Answered by Dr. Geetika Paul 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need to see a doctor

Detailed Answer:

I have seen the attached pictures .
You seem to have developed fresh wounds over arm.
You need to keep the affected area clean and dry .
Wash with lukewarm water .
Apply a topical antibiotic cream like neosporin or mupirocin over the affected area twice daily .
You might a course of oral antibiotics if the wound tends to get infected.
Also I would advise you to see a nearby doctor soon since you might require sutures in the deeper wounds .
Take some oral painkillers like ibuprofen or paracetamol to reduce the inflammation and pain .

Dr Geetika Paul
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