A to Z: Open Wound, Foreheadenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgLearn more about forehead wounds and how they're treated.forehead wound in baby, forehead wound in toddler, forehead wound in preschooler, forehead wound in gradeschooler, forehead wound in teen, head wound in baby, head wound in toddler, head wound in preschooler, head wound in gradeschooler, head wound in teen, cuts, wounds, stitches, injuries, falls, first aid, a to z, glossary, dictionary, definitions, kids and head cuts, head cuts, cut head, open wounds, wounded, hurt, get stitches, first aid, face wound in baby, face wound in toddler, face wound in preschooler, face wound in gradeschooler, face wound in teens, cuts, lacerations, stitches, dictionary, glossary a to z, first aid, wounded, wounds, open wounds, wounds, face wounds, hurt face, face injuries, face cuts, cuts on faces, cut on face, injuries, lacerations, open wounds, wounded, woond, forehad wounds, wounded forehead, forehead, forhead, fore head, for head, injuries07/31/201204/10/201909/02/20195da4d953-0bbd-4b4e-92d2-04640e2448fdhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-forehead-wound.html/<p><em>May also be called: Cut</em></p> <p>An open wound of the forehead is a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bleeding.html/">cut</a> or break in the skin there. The wound may be minor and near the surface of the skin. Or it can&nbsp;be more serious, affecting deeper tissues of the forehead, such as nerves, blood vessels, or bone.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>A wound on a child's 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 is one that germs have gotten into.) After a child receives medical attention for a forehead 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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