A to Z: Open Wound, Noseenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgLearn more about nose wounds and how they're treated.nose wound in baby, nose wound in toddler, nose wound in preschooler, nose wound in gradeschooler, nose wound in teens, cuts, lacerations, stitches, dictionary, glossary a to z, first aid, wounded, wounds, open wounds, wounds, nose wounds, hurt nose, nose injuries, nose cuts, cuts on noses, cut on nose, injuries, lacerations, open wounds, wounded, woond, bloody nose, nose wounds, wounded nose, hurt nose, cut nose07/31/201204/10/201909/02/2019b5bb6012-5ea0-420b-97b9-5600e562d0a1https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-nose-wound.html/<p>An open wound of the nose 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 nose, such as cartilage, nerves, blood vessels, or bone.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>A wound on the face requires medical attention. Doctors may try to close the wound with <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/stitches.html/">stitches</a>, 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 nose wound, follow instructions carefully to prevent infection and minimize scarring.</p> <p><em>A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
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Your NoseYour nose helps you breathe, smell, and taste. Find out how in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/nose.html/ccc17a91-5c1a-4652-b93b-16e0d5a84dae
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