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Vince_

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I tried petting my cat but he was riled up and he bit and scratched my hand, can someone help me identify this as a bite or scratch?
I washed it off with warm water and soap already
Its not swollen and its not leaking any liquids aside from a bit of blood
It doesnt feel that deep either
 

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Put antibiotic ointment on it asap. Cat bites can push bacteria deeper in your hand due to their sharp teeth. Monitor it for redness and swelling over the next few days and IF it stays red/swollen, go to the doctor.
 
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Put antibiotic ointment on it asap. Cat bites can push bacteria deeper in your hand due to their sharp teeth. Monitor it for redness and swelling over the next few days and IF it stays red/swollen, go to the doctor.
Alright thank you
 
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Vince_

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Quick update: the red around it is almost completely gone
The wound has sealed up and theres no swelling
 

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Watch it ... I had a puncture cat bite.. forgot about it; ended up with an infection 10 days later.. Had to have ER visit, biopsy and IV antibiotics.. and more oral antibiotics for home.

Cat bites are dangerous..
 
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