Animal Bite

An animal bite is known as a wound, puncture, or laceration caused by the animal's teeth. It results in a break on the skin. It is treated by applying antibacterial ointment to the wound. It also includes contusions from the excessive pressure produced on the body tissue due to a bite.

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I got touched by puppy's teeth without wound. Is it infectious?

Query: Hello doctor, A 45-day-old street puppy's teeth touched my finger yesterday but there was no bleeding. Puppy is also fine. What should I do? Please advise me.  Read Full »


Dr. Diwanshu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just tell me whether the puppy's teeth just touched your finger or you got wound also? In case, you just got a touch, then nothing to do but in case, you got a wound then keep the wound clean. Keep a check on the dog also. Meet nearby doctor in case you have a wound. A ...  Read Full »

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