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Stingray Injury (cont.)

Next Steps

Follow-up

Stingray injury wounds usually require recleaning on a daily basis with soap and water and then application of an antibiotic ointment and dressing.

  • If antibiotics are prescribed, take them as directed.
  • If your wound becomes infected, have it rechecked.
  • Keep any follow-up appointments that have been scheduled.

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