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Human Bites (cont.)

Human Bites Treatment

Treatment of a human bite can be anything from just ice packs for swelling (no skin breakage) to surgery, depending on the seriousness of the bite. For serious bites, early treatment is important to give the best chance at preventing infection.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/20/2013

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