Treatment for Cuts & Lacerations


A cut or a laceration is a wound caused by a sharp object which involves the separation of the skin. After you suffer a cut or laceration, there is often bleeding. Cuts/Lacerations can result from accidents at work or at home. You may also be susceptible to pain or infection after being injured.
Symptoms
Symptoms of a cut or laceration include bleeding, swelling around the wound, redness, or pain/irritation at the skin’s surface.
Who is at risk?
Anyone is at risk for sustaining a cut or laceration. Older adults have a higher risk of becoming injured, as your skin thins with age.
Treatment is available now at Well-Key Urgent Care.
For more information on cuts & lacerations, see the following websites:
EMedicine on ​Cuts or Lacerations

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