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4 Potential Recent Cutting Accident Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Wound Not Requiring Stitches

    Open wound or cut that does not require stitches

    Response with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    recent cutting accident, not bleeding or easily-stopped cut, joint cut
    Symptoms that always occur with wound not requiring stitches:
    recent cutting accident, not bleeding or easily-stopped cut
    Symptoms that never occur with wound not requiring stitches:
    deep, jagged, or gaping cut, cut on the face, cut that did not stop bleeding with more than 20 minutes of pressure, cut on the penis, cut on the vagina
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  2. 2.Wound Requiring Stitches

    Open wound or cut that requires stitches

    Response with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    recent cutting accident, deep, jagged, or gaping cut, cut that did not stop bleeding with pressure, cut that did not stop bleeding with more than 20 minutes of pressure, joint cut
    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

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  3. 3.Posterior Tibialis Tendinopathy

    Posterior Tibialis Tendinopathy is the dysfunction of a tendon (muscles to bones) in the back of the foot, which can lead to having flat feet. It's unclear why exactly it happens, but might be related to poor blood flow and mechanical issues specific to the person.

    Progressive and relapsing, needing several attempts to fix the problem

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    swollen foot, pain in one foot, limping, pain in one ankle, spontaneous ankle pain
    Symptoms that never occur with posterior tibialis tendinopathy:
    recent cutting accident
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Foot Bruise

    A foot contusion (bruise) is the result of physical damage to the veins and capillaries (which help move blood back toward the heart). The blood pools in the damaged area and creates that blue/purple color.

    2-3 days

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    pain in one foot, foot injury, foot pain from an injury, pain when touching the foot, foot bruise
    Symptoms that always occur with foot bruise:
    foot pain from an injury, foot injury
    Symptoms that never occur with foot bruise:
    recent cutting accident
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Recent Cutting Accident

  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your cut deep, jagged, or gaping?
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?

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Recent Cutting Accident Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced recent cutting accident have also experienced:

    • 10% Vaginal Itch or Burning
    • 5% Vaginal Discharge
    • 2% Dry Skin
  • People who have experienced recent cutting accident were most often matched with:

    • 22% Wound Not Requiring Stitches
    • 11% Wound Requiring Stitches
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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