Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds Index
Cuts, scrapes, and puncture wounds are common, and most people will experience one of these in their lifetime. Evaluating the injury, and thoroughly cleaning the injury is important. Some injuries should be evaluated by a doctor, and a tetanus shot may be necessary. Treatment will depend upon the severity of the injury.
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Broken Foot Article
- Broken foot definition and facts
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- What is a keloid?
- What is the cause of keloids?
- What are keloid risk factors?
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