Writing for a Character Who Stabs Herself in the Neck with a Fork

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Q: The suggested category would be "puncture wounds."
Hi. I am sorry to bother you with this, but I have been searching for about an hour and a half and haven't been able to find the answer. I'm writing a book in which the main character plunges a fork deep into her neck, and I was wondering what the standard medical treatment and injuries would be. Thank you very much.

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