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Human Bites

Human bites can easily become infected due to the number of bacteria in the human mouth. In fact, human bite wounds are more likely to become infected than dog or cat bites. A physician should check any human bite that breaks the skin.

Treatment for human bites:

Remain calm and reassure your child that you can help. Specific treatment for a human bite will be determined by your child's physician. Treatment may include:

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