getting rid of cuts?

last night, i cut myself on purpose. it isnt big, and it was a big mistake. there is only one and its on my leg. what can i do????

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  • 1 decade ago
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    keep it clean by washing/wiping it with hydrogen peroxide, put some neosporin ointment on it, and a band-aid if you think you need it (for example if you're wearing pants and don't want them to stick to the neosporin ointment on your leg ). the better it heals, the less chance you have of a scar. you can avoid this in the future by NOT purposefully injuring yourself.

  • 1 decade ago

    First of all don't do it again. You will get enough injuries in this life without trying, not necessary to do it to yourself. Next wash in shower with soap and water. Next, after drying pour Hydrogen Peroxide over wound a few times til stops bubbling to make sure it is clean. Now apply Neosporin to help heal quickly and not get infected. Now, and this is important, bandage it. Bandaids, whatever-you didn't say how big it is. It needs to stay covered to heal quickly and minimize scarring. Good luck

  • S H
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Put a band aid over it.

  • 1 decade ago

    neosporan or a cream that will keep the skinbonding..keep it wrapped snug

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  • baby1
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Talk to your parents and put mederma on it.

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