Can a small cut in the skin lead to life threatening wound infection? Understand wound care and treatment

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Published on February 28, 2014

Author: Med724



Almost each one of us has or will experience an open wound at some point in life. Cut with sharp objects or tools, falls, accidents involving vehicles are some of the common causes of wounds. An injury which breaks the surface of skin (break in body tissue) leads to an open wound.

Most of us don’t bother to take care or care minimum (unless it’s a major injury) if there is a cut or injury to the skin as this a very normal thing associated with our daily life. But an open wound unattended whether minor or major can lead to serious complications. So watch out!

Let’s explore to understand wound infection better and prevent serious health complications

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