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Fishhook Removal

Fishhook Removal | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

An antibiotic ointment should be applied to the area. A band-aid, or gauze dressing should be applied. The person should have a tetanus shot if he or she has not had one in the last 5 years.

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Fishhook Removal: Overview & Description


Fishhook Removal: Home Care and Complications

Author: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Reviewer: Vincent J. Toups, MD
Date Reviewed: 08/07/01

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