Animal Bite of the Buttock Overview
Are animal bites to the buttock serious?
The severity of an animal bite often depends on the type of animal and depth of the bite. In the case of an animal bite to the buttock, it is uncommon for an animal bite to puncture into an internal organ. Animal bites are common and frequently cause skin infections.
What are the symptoms of an animal bite to the buttock?
Symptoms of an animal bite include skin puncture wound, pain around the bite, and bleeding from the bite.
How does the doctor treat an animal bite to the buttock?
Treatment for animal bites depends on the depth of penetration. General treatment includes wound irrigation and cleansing, tetanus vaccination, and antibiotics.