Violin guitar mandolin
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Friendsville, TN, USA
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Peroxide and water hosed underneath, get all the dirt out, brush if you have to. Then antibiotic ointment and dress with a non-stick pad. Clean twice a day as above. If the patch of skin dies or there's infection, cut it off and keep hosing out. If more than minor infection occurs, head to a clinic pronto. Best to keep dressing on - contrasts with older "air" treatment.
For cleaning, get a head mounted magnifier for this use. Bright light, tweezers. Peroxide will foam up dark junk and turn dead tissue white. I've used little scissors and a scalpel (and a Swiss army knife at times) to remove chunks of dead flesh from similar wounds. The magnifier helps greatly.
If it keeps opening, can make a butterfly closure from that paper sticky medical tape.
One thing, the EMS crews in ambulances really know how to quickly patch up the holes and stop the bleeders. If you ever need them. Call quick, before too much blood loss.