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When should you call 911 about human bites?

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  • A human bite causes serious injury.
  • The wound will not stop bleeding after 10 minutes of firm pressure.
  • Blood spurts from the wound.

From: Human Bites Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Human Bites."

American Association of Hand Surgery: "Human Bites."

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: "Treatment for Human Bites."

Human Bites Information from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 15, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Human Bites."

American Association of Hand Surgery: "Human Bites."

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: "Treatment for Human Bites."

Human Bites Information from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 15, 2018

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