Nearly everyone has experienced getting a cut or wound at some point in their lives. It's an injury in which either an external or internal tissue, mostly the skin that ruptures. These injuries can be body scratches, small cuts, burns, pressure sores, lacerations, etc. Wounds can also be … [Read more...] about How to Tell if My Wound Is Infected
The COVID-19 has made people rethink their choices on comingling with others — how often they go to the grocery store, parks, schools – any public spaces. However, one thing COVID19 shouldn’t do is seeking medical care in a healthcare emergency and making a visit to the ER. Having said that, we … [Read more...] about Emergency Room Visits During COVID-19
We’ve all had a small cut before. They aren't fun, but they are easy to clean, put a band-aid on and take care of at home. But when is a cut serious enough that it requires a trip to the emergency room? One of the top reasons we see patients here in the emergency room is for cuts. But the truth … [Read more...] about When Should I Visit The Emergency Room With a Cut?
Accidents happen and when cuts or lacerations have certain traits, emergency care should be sought out. Of course, our team of ER docs and nurses are always ready here 24/7 If your cut is really deep, won’t stop bleeding, or was caused by a dirty item or a rusty nail, a trip to Beaumont … [Read more...] about Cuts & Lacerations