My 19-month old son was bit on the cheek yesterday by another boy his age at daycare. The bite did not break the skin much/there was no blood. When I run my finger down his cheek, it feels like he has a scratch on his face. I put Bacitracin on the mark last night and this morning, and it looks like the small cut is already starting to scab over. The mark is still very red, though. His daycare provider said she is reporting the incident to the state/that the boy may be kicked out.
1) I am worried about the small mark on his face leaving a scar. What are the chances? Like I said, it is nothing deep. Is there anything else I should consider putting on it to make sure no scarring happens? I've emailed the doctor's office as well.
2) Should I follow up with the state to make sure the incident was reported? How far should I take this? I know these things happen. I was very calm when she told me, and I made sure to ask whether or not my son did anything to provoke this, like snatching a toy. Apparently, the other boy snatched from my son, the teacher gave it back to my son, and when she turned her back, that's when it happened. I don't know if the owner will follow through with the kicking out (like I said, I know these things unfortunately happen, and thank goodness it wasn't a worse outcome for my son), but I want to make sure this doesn't happen again. What would you do?