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Animal Bites (cont.)

Animal Bite Treatment

The treatment of animal bites, after initial inspection, irrigation, debridement, and possibly closure depends on many factors, the doctor's experience, preference, and the type of wound and location of the wound.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/19/2014
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