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Minor cuts and scrapes usually don't require a trip to the emergency room. Yet proper care is essential to avoid infection... More »
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www.rd.com/health/wellness/signs-a-cut-or-scrape-is-infected

If you think it's a good idea to let your skin "breathe" after cleaning out a cut or scrape, think again. Dr. Au explains that exposing your skin this way has infection  ...

www.advancedtissue.com/6-signs-you-have-an-infected-wound

Aug 28, 2015 ... Wound infections initially present themselves through many signs. If you notice an infection indicator, you need to seek further treatment from ...

m.kidshealth.org/en/teens/cuts.html

Sometimes, a cut, scratch, or scrape starts out as no big deal, but then gets infected. A skin infection happens when there are ...

www.medicinenet.com/cuts_scrapes_and_puncture_wounds/article.htm

Any red streaking of the skin around the wound may indicate an infection in the system ...

www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/symptoms-of-infection-after-a-skin-injury

Infection in a cut or other skin wound can occur from your own skin bacteria, from bacteria in the environment, or from bacteria on the puncturing object. Objects ...

youngwomenshealth.org/2012/07/30/cuts-and-scrapes

Aug 31, 2016 ... Most cuts and scrapes are small injuries that can be treated at home, but it's ... If the cut or scrape is infected, you may see one or more of these ...

www.woundcarecenters.org/article/wound-types/infected-wounds

Infected wounds are wounds in which bacteria or other microorganisms have colonized, causing either a delay in wound healing or deterioration of the wound.

www.drugs.com/cg/wound-infection.html

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.

patient.info/health/wound-infection

Open wounds are more likely than closed wounds to develop infections. This is because the break in ...