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Severe Cuts


Breaks in the skin or mucous membrane, or injuries to underlying tissue breaks in skin.


Some wounds, such as small cuts or minor scrapes, require only simple first aid measures; others, however, require immediate first aid followed by professional medical treatment.

Before treating any serious incision, abrasion, or laceration with extensive bleeding, act quickly to control bleeding. Get professional medical help immediately. Any wound can become contaminated and infected.