What do I do if I cut myself?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The kitchen is where household cuts happen the most. In this video, Dr. Oz and his mother walk viewers through the steps to take if cut while cooking.

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Serious cuts should be dealt with immediately. First, if bleeding is occurring, use immediate compression and seek emergency room attention. Next, if the laceration requires sutures, consider a board-certified plastic surgeon. Small cuts may only require cleansing with hydrogen peroxide and antibiotic ointments. If any doubt, consult your physician.

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