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Question about cuts - November 12th 2013, 01:17 AM

I cut for the first time in 8 months yesterday and i did it in a really stupid place. it's on my upper thigh right above where it connects to right above your stomach so it hurts like a bitch when ever i move but that aint the problem. The question I have is how long does it stay red around the cuts? Because I totally forgot plus I used scissors that I've had for awhile so yeah. Answers would be great


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Re: Question about cuts - November 12th 2013, 01:23 AM

I know that for me it depends on the severity of the cut and how much they are rubbed against, so the same may be true for you. Sometimes mine stay red for a few days and others stay red for a day or two.

For now, try to keep the cut as clean as possible, and maybe you can put some ointment like Bacitracin or Neosporin on it to help prevent infection.


   
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Re: Question about cuts - November 12th 2013, 08:16 AM

Yeah there not bad at all and they don't really rub on anything all that much considering I usually just stay in my pjs because I have nothing to do. But the redness kinda went down when i looked earlier. And I can't put ointments on them because grandma and grandpa do not know I cut and I don't have any in my room its ll out in the kitchen. But thanks for your advise


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