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I sliced the tip of my finger on a mandolin. Do I need to go

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I sliced the tip of my finger on a mandolin. Do I need to go to urgent care? It has stopped bleeding and I can't see how it could take stitches.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

Hello

Please attach a picture here

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
here you go
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

sorry can't tell where the cut is on that picture

I assume on the knuckle,

And I can not tell what happens when you bend your finger

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it's to the left of the nail
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

blood covers up the cut.

There is no way to tell you what needs to be done