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How can I treat pain from a puncture wound?

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Use acetaminophen (Panadol, Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin) to treat pain from a puncture wound. But if you have any medical conditions or take any other medicines, check with a doctor first.

From: Puncture Wound Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Seattle Children's Hospital: "Puncture Wound."

University of Michigan Health System: "Puncture Wounds."

American College of Emergency Physicians: "What to Do in a Medical Emergency: Cuts and Abrasions."

Healthy Children: "FirstAid."

KidsHealth: "Cuts, Scrapes and Stitches."

Information on Puncture Wounds from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 15, 2020

SOURCES:

Seattle Children's Hospital: "Puncture Wound."

University of Michigan Health System: "Puncture Wounds."

American College of Emergency Physicians: "What to Do in a Medical Emergency: Cuts and Abrasions."

Healthy Children: "FirstAid."

KidsHealth: "Cuts, Scrapes and Stitches."

Information on Puncture Wounds from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 15, 2020

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