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I have query about a gash on the head that I happened this

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i have query about a gash on the head that I happened this morning and i attach a photo. I've cleaned it with hibisscrub and water and wondered if it was necessary to go to ER/doctor for stitches?
No signs concussion.Thanks
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
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By the look of it, it does not seems a deep wound and you can apply an antibiotic over it and a pressure dressing with sterilized guaze piece and it should be okay

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
OK thanks for the response. one other question - i'm having issues applying bandages or gauze or band aid?, any tips on how to cover ? Hat?