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Your Deep, Jagged, or Gaping Cut May Also be Known as:
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Top 6 Deep, Jagged, or Gaping Cut Causes

  1. 1.Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the uterine walls grows outside the uterus.

    You should visit your physician. The physician will likely do a pelvic exam or ultrasound of the pelvis.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal discharge, abdominal pain (stomach ache), vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, painful periods
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Wound Requiring Stitches

    Open wound or cut that requires stitches

    You should seek immediate medical care at an ER - this cut sounds like it requires stitches.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    recent cutting accident, deep, jagged, or gaping cut, joint cut, cut that did not stop bleeding with more than 20 minutes of pressure, cut that did not stop bleeding with pressure
    Symptoms that always occur with wound requiring stitches:
    recent cutting accident
    Symptoms that never occur with wound requiring stitches:
    lightheadedness, shortness of breath, chest pain
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  3. 3.Gonococcal Cervicitis

    Gonorrhea is a common STD and 350,000 cases occur each year in the United States. It is transmitted through unprotected sex.

    You should visit your primary care physician to get tested as soon as possible and discuss treatment options. Please make sure you have protected intercourse until you have been tested.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal discharge, vaginal bleeding, painful sex, yellow pus vaginal discharge, heavy menstrual flow
    Symptoms that never occur with gonococcal cervicitis:
    improving vaginal discharge
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  4. 4.Ulnar Nerve Entrapment of Elbow

    Ulnar Nerve Entrapment of Elbow is the compression of the ulnar nerve, causing numbness and/or weakness in the hands.

    You should visit your primary care physician. Diagnosis is made by looking at your symptoms and confirmed with a test of the nerves. Treatment depends on severity. If no weakness, splinting and physical therapy. If weakness, surgery to decompress the nerve.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    hand weakness, pain in one hand, numbness in one hand, weakness in one hand, pain in one elbow
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway filled with ligament and bones at the base of your hand. It contains nerve and tendons. Sometimes, thickening from irritated tendons or other swelling narrows the tunnel and causes the nerve to be compressed. Symptoms usually start gradually, and as they worsen, grasping objects can become difficult.

    Early diagnosis and treatment are important to prevent permanent nerve damage. Your doctor will diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome with a physical exam and special nerve tests. Treatment includes resting your hand, splints, pain and anti-inflammatory medicines. If symptoms do not improve with these less invasive treatments, your physician may recommend surgery.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    spontaneous shoulder pain, hand weakness, wrist pain, pain in one hand, weakness in one hand
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  6. 6.Chlamydia Infection

    Chlamydia is a common bacterial infection that is spread through unprotected sex. Each year, over 1 million Americans are diagnosed with this STD.

    You should visit a physician to confirm the diagnosis where an antibiotic will be prescribed.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal discharge, vaginal bleeding, sudden urgency to urinate, bleeding after sex, frequent urination
    Symptoms that never occur with chlamydia infection:
    improving vaginal discharge
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Deep, Jagged, or Gaping Cut

  • Q.Do you feel pain when you have sexual intercourse?
  • Q.Is your vaginal discharge constant or come-and-go?
  • Q.How long has your abdominal pain been going on?
  • Q.What is your body mass?

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Deep, Jagged, or Gaping Cut Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced deep, jagged, or gaping cut have also experienced:

    • 50% Hand Tingling
    • 50% Daytime Sleepiness
  • People who have experienced deep, jagged, or gaping cut were most often matched with:

    • 50% Endometriosis
    • 25% Wound Requiring Stitches
    • 25% Gonococcal Cervicitis

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