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Human Bites


  • Usually occurs when one person bites another 
  • Can be more dangerous than animal bite
  • Human bites has increased risk of infection
  • Very common among children
  • Skin Cuts
  • Bleeding
  • Calm the victim 
  • If bleeding is not severe, wash the wound
  • Use a mild soap
  • Clean the wound in running water for 3-5 min
  • Apply an antibiotic cream
  • Dress the wound using sterile gauze
  • If the bleeding is severe, apply pressure to stop bleeding
  • Keep the wounded part in a slightly raised position
  • Get medical attention
  • Tetanus - an injection is recommended