First Aid: Cuts and scrapes
Disclaimer: Intended as only for reference. Contact a professional if you have serious medical concerns.
Minor cuts and scrapes usually don't require a trip to the emergency room. Yet proper care is essential to avoid infection...
Feb 10, 2015 ... Who should seek medical care for a cut? What are ... Please share your
experience with a cut, scrape, or puncture wound that became infected.
Nov 14, 2014 ... Cuts and other skin wounds may become infected deep inside the wound. When
a wound becomes infected, there may be few noticeable signs ...
You might think a cut or scrape is no big deal, but any time the skin gets broken,
there's a risk of infection. So it helps to understand how to care for cuts and ...
In many cases, skin infections
like staph, strep or MRSA get started from the tiniest of cuts
. So, how can you tell if a cut
It helps to cover a cut
with an adhesive bandage, but remember to change the bandage every day and wash the cut
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Mar 13, 2015 ... The infection can happen either because the object that cut you had harmful
bacteria on it, or because before the wound was fully clotted to ...
Learn about wound infections, possible causes, signs and symptoms, and ... your
body's ability to heal wounds may put you at risk for a wound infection.
Jul 14, 2015 ... How to Check a Wound for Infection. Getting cuts and scrapes is a part of
everyday life. Most of the time these wounds heal without difficulty.
Information on treating an infected wound so it does not spread. Learn how one
should care for a vulnerable wound if there are complications.
In some wounds, deeper structures, such as nerves, tendons, or blood vessels,
are also injured. Other wounds can become infected. A piece of foreign material ...