Cuts, Scrapes, and Puncture Wounds Directory
When you get a minor cut, scrape, or other wound, it can be troubling. It is important to clean the area and stop bleeding. In some cases, medical evaluation or treatment will be needed. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about risks of cuts, scrapes, and wounds, how to treat them, when to seek medical attention, and much more.
First Aid Tips for Minor Injuries
Learn what first aid supplies you need and the steps to take to treat minor injuries quickly and calmly.
Cut Off Your Fingertip or Toe? Do This
If you cut off a chunk of skin in your finger or toe, keep calm and do this.
Bleeding Cuts or Wounds
WebMD explains first aid steps for treating a bleeding cut or wound.
WebMD explains first aid steps for a fishhook injury.
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Bandaging Injuries From Head to Toe
Learn the best way to cover or wrap a scrape, cut, sprain, blister, or burn. WebMD shows you which first aid bandages will stay put for hard-to-cover injuries.
Caring for Wounds
Ouch! Got a scrape or cut? These quick home-care first aid tips will help you get on the road to healing.
Wound Care Dos and Don'ts
See the right and wrong ways to care for scrapes, cuts, and burns. From how to clean wounds to covering them -- learn helpful hints now.
8 Essential on-the-Go First Aid Kit Items
See which first aid items to pack in your purse or car. WebMD shows you the basics to treat minor scrapes, cuts, and stings when you’re on the go.