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Scratched by rusty nail

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Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

scraped. It hurt a little, there was no blood and it just basically looks like a finger nail scratch. I ...(Ps. I can't figure out how to show you the picture of the scratch. How do I show you the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Fatbardha Sejdini MD

I have stepped on an old nile , but blood didn't came out of my foot . And I don't remember when is the last time I got tetanus shot , i know for sure i got one 12 years ago . But the can remember if I got another one... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Fatbardha Sejdini ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Prasad MD

Today i got stab by a nail and its rusty please advise How soon i have till seek treatment ... View answer

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Dr. Monika Dede MD

While doing a home improvement project in my bedroom I hit an old carpet nail with my hand and it went into the cuticle of my thumb. I've put antibiotic ointment on it and a band aid, but I know I ... View answer

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I stepped on a rusty nail a couple of weeks ago. The puncture healed quick but a couple of days later the top of my foot was swollen and very sore to the point that I was limping, Since then, it has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi, i m 19 155 lbs. And 5 9, and today I scratched my hand on a rusty nail, the scratch BARELY bled. Not enough to run down my hand, and the spot that actually bled was VERY small, I went inside... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Praveen Rodrigues MD

I got a small scratch from a nail sticking out of an old board today. Dirty but not rusty. It didn t puncture the skin but did scratch it causing minor bleeding. I cleaned it with peroxide and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Rodrigues ( Dermatologist)
Dr.     Synthyia Bhagat MD

my 4 year old son got a small scratch from a nail sticking out of an board today. Not Dirty or rusty. It did puncture the skin(very tiny puncture) and caused very minor bleeding . I cleaned ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Synthyia Bhagat ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale MD

Hello. I received a very light scratch on my finger from a nail in some furniture yesterday. Not rusty that I could tell. I am 29 weeks pregnant. It s been well over 10 years since my last tetanus shot... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Anup Karmarkar MD

Hi, My daughter cut the palm of her hand on a rusty nail yesterday. I cleaned it with Dettol and steri stripped it. Today I have cleaned it twice and put an iodine impregnated gauze on it. She is 15 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anup Karmarkar ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

you should take tetanus short.

Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna MD

relax you done every thing fine watch the wound daily and clean it properly

Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

Dear Friend. Send us a photograph to evaluate how deep it is.. We will help you.