Question: Should I soak a puncture wound?

Keep the wound dry for the first 24 to 48 hours. After this, you can shower if your doctor okays it. Pat the wound dry. Dont soak the wound, such as in a bathtub.

When should I be concerned about a puncture wound?

When is a cut or puncture wound an emergency?the bleeding is heavy, spurting, or doesnt stop after 10 minutes of applying pressure.feeling and function are impaired in the area of the cut or wound.muscle, tendon, or bone is exposed.Aug 21, 2019

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