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Old 08-06-2012, 01:19 PM   #1
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infection/stitches help

Soo uhm I self harm and a few days ago i cut and it is infected although im constantly cleaning it with peroxide, what else can i do to help the infection? and i am pretty sure i need stitched seeing as the cut will not clode, and if i get it to close it just rips back open becuase it is on my wrist. it has been several days since the injury happened, is it to late to get stitches?

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Old 08-06-2012, 02:05 PM   #2
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Re: infection/stitches help

It is too late to get stitches, but the infection needs treated with antibiotics and examined. It may need to be packed with guaze so it heals from bottom up and the top doesn't close over forming an abcess. Please get medical help with this today. Peroxide will not clear up an infection of this nature, and this could get very serious, very fast if you delay.

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