Do you have any of the following symptoms that require emergency treatment? Call 911 or other emergency services immediately.
- Signs of shock occur:
- Severe bleeding does not slow during the first 15 minutes of steady direct pressure.
- Any part of your arm is partially or completely cut off.
- You can see pieces of bone in a wound, or a bone is sticking through the skin. Do not try to push the bone back into the skin. Cover the area with a clean bandage.
Check Your Symptoms
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, click on the "Yes" in front of the question for information about how soon to see a health professional.
Review health risks that may increase the seriousness of your symptoms.
If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.