A to Z: Open Wound, Faceenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgLearn about face wounds and how they're treated.face wound in baby, face wound in toddler, face wound in preschooler, face wound in gradeschooler, face wound in teen, cuts, wounds, stitches, injuries, falls, first aid, a to z, glossary, dictionary, definitions, kids and face cuts, face cuts, cut face, open wounds, wounded, hurt, get stitches, first aid07/23/201204/10/201909/02/20197e262601-50c6-4bad-a4cf-279a20a73524https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-face-wound.html/<p><em>May also be called: Cut</em></p> <p>An open wound of the face means a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bleeding.html/">cut</a> or break in the skin on the face. The wound might be minor and near the surface of the skin. Or it can be more serious, affecting deeper tissues of the face, such as cartilage, nerves, blood vessels, or bone.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>A wound on the face or neck requires medical attention. Doctors may try to <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/stitches.html/">close the wound</a> with stitches, tape, or an adhesive glue.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Deep, large, and dirty wounds need more care. (A "dirty" wound means a cut that germs have gotten into.) After a child receives medical attention for a face wound, follow instructions carefully to prevent infection and minimize scarring.</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
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Cuts, Scratches, and ScrapesMost small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are tips for teens on how to treat cuts at home - and when to get medical help.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/cuts.html/8a67c334-f7b8-4aeb-ba0b-d40c0329c38a
Dealing With CutsFind out how to handle minor cuts at home - and when to get medical care for a more serious injury.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bleeding.html/dd98d89c-e30e-4b99-8178-bb65cc8e9c3d
Household Safety: Preventing CutsIt's important to protect kids from sharp and dangerous items around and outside the home. Here are ways to prevent cuts and other injuries.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/safety-cuts.html/5440ae02-1fbb-4adf-a8dd-522628e6973d
ScarsYou may be young, but you probably already have a scar or two. But why did you get them? How can you prevent them? Find out in this article written just for kids!https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/scars.html/af15e2af-f0ec-4e6b-a725-0d6e1cf5cdac
StitchesMost kids need stitches at one time or another to help a cut heal properly. Read this article to learn all about stitches and what they do.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/stitches.html/a5bc0381-8320-4e6f-b4ad-8dfbe9777daa
Wound Healing and CareHow well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it – as well as how well someone cares for the wound at home. Find out what to do in this article for teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/wounds.html/8698279b-71fb-496e-a138-9564f07e71f2
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