Cut on finger?
Does this cut need stitches?
- Diane ALv 72 months ago
No it’s an avulsion, meaning a missing piece, you can’t pull the edges together....no stitches
- James BlackleyLv 72 months ago
Its a surface cut, at best you peeled the first layer of skin! It's not overly long or deep enough to warrant stitches.
I get cuts like that ALL the time at work, some even bigger that that, none require waiting hours in emerge to get 1-2 stitches.
What you need to do is clean the wound out with soap/water, then put a bandaid on it. The cut itself, should heal within a week.
- Pearl LLv 72 months ago
i would go to urgent care if you think you might need stitches
- D_21Lv 52 months ago
Put a bandaid on it. Maybe a little Neosporin. You don't need stitches.
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- Master ShakeLv 42 months ago
stitches are generally only necessary when youre unable to close the wound and stop the bleeding. Clearly no stitches are needed.