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I stabbed my thumb, what should I do?

I was using a knife to open something covered with plastic, I was stupid enough to be pushing on the knife my way. The knife slipped, and went right into my thumb. It wasn't that far, and there wasn't much blood. The reason why I am asking though, is because I want to know if I can just put a Band-Aid on it. I don't want to ask my parents because they told me something like this would happen... So yea, I was stupid, so I am ready for all criticism.

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A band-aid should be fine. Be sure to wash it well first. Perhaps a bit of neosporin. Change your band-aid daily, and check for infection. If the cut is an inch or longer, consider stitches.
No criticism! It happens! :)

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Oh and hi:) fun :)
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Hi!! Good to see you! How are you? Having fun?
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Sure am and I am doing better what about you?:)
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Thanks :)
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Sorry so late, Eureka! I'm doing well! Glad to here you're okay.

@Dr. You're welcome. If things look or feel funny at all, be sure to show your parents! They are your best resource!!! :)
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It's ok happy I'm glad your doing well:)
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Thanks! You're sweet always!
I never asked what you like to be called for your username-nickname. Eureka? Seven? 7777? Do you have a preference?
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Or Amy?
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Eureka is fine:)
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You get a paper towel, wrap it and apply pressure, once it stops bleeding you gently clean it with soap and water, then you apply a bandage.

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Put Polysporin or any other anti-bacterial creme on it and a band-aid and you'll be just fine.

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If it's a deep cut i suggest you put some ointment on it. If it's not a deep cut wash off the infected area and put on a band-aid. It should heal quickly if you leave it alone. If it start burning or tingling seek medical attention.

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If it is not deep a band aide should be fine but make sure and clean the wound before you cover it and clean it at least twice a day and recover til it looks like the skin is closed. If it seems to be a little deep, try using medical tape around the bandage to keep it tight. Just not too tight! And now you know why the parents warned ya...lol. Sorry...had to giggle a bit!

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If the wound is closed you will not need stitches. Just clean it and apply an antibacterial cream. If you were a pig I would suggest an oinkment.

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Lol! Fun and good answer! Star!
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xD Good one
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Funny?
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Wash it out, put some Neosporin on it and a Band-Aid. Do it again before bed, and when you get up in the morning before school.

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If you haven't already done so, use pressure to stop any bleeding. If it doesn't stop, just keep reading. Use something to clean the wound so that it won't get infected (some kind of alcohol product usually works), but then you should be good to just put a band aid on it. I hope this helps!

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You should go to the doctor or look up online How do i treat a stabbed finger

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run cool water on it, put neosporin on it and a bandage on it

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Wash it with soap and warm water and then put a band-aid on it.

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You call yourself a doctor?lput a bandade on it,will you do that again?

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Don't use a bandage. Let it heal by itself.

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Well first wash it with hand sanitizer thennnn while your screaming in pain put a bandaid on it(:

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Put a bandage on it for about 2hours then take the bandage off and let it air out

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Clean first then apply a band aid :) Also hope your more careful I don't want you to get hurt:)

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If it didn't bleed to much and it's not too big, just wash it out really good, put a little triple antibiotic or neosporin on it, and a bandaid. You should be fine. :o

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You tell em Missy!
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I told 'em, Jack!
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Lol Yeeee Haaawww!
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U got another one , no big deal!

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If it doesnt keep bleeding a lot a banaid should be fine.

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Stab the other one so it will look proper

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