Home treatment can be used to care for a cut that is not deep (superficial). A cut is deep if:
When there is a cut on the face, neck, chest, or abdomen, the depth of the cut is very important to determine whether medical treatment is needed.
Deep cuts are often caused from a sharp object piercing through the skin.
When a deep cut has occurred anywhere on the body, watch for signs of shock.
Current as of: November 20, 2015
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