Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but ...1

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Causes List for Wounds

Some possible causes of Wounds or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Wounds

Types may include:3

    Types of Wounds:
    • Cicatrix
    • Fracture Healing
    • Re-Epithelialization
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Diagnosis of Wounds

When to get medical advice: Contact your GP or visit your nearest minor injuries unit if you're concerned about a wound, particularly if:

  • it's a deep wound
  • there's dirt or something inside the wound
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Treatments: Wounds

Cuts, grazes and puncture wounds If you have a wound that won’t stop bleeding, see your doctor or go to the emergency department. If you have very serious bleeding including spurting blood, or you feel faint or light headed ...4

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  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ woundsandinjuries.html
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  4. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ accidents-and-injuries/ cuts-grazes-and-puncture-wounds

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