When Should You Take Your Child To Get Stitches?
Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Do you know how to tell if your child needs stitches or not? Most parents are clueless about how severe an injury needs to be to worry about immediate care. Most of the time, wounds are going to close well on their own, especially if it is a straight laceration. However, sometimes you will need an expert opinion, and perhaps a few stitches as well. Here are some signs your child might need stitches and should be seen.
Deepness of the cut
Even if a cut isn’t large, a deep cut is more prone to infection. It may be best to get stitches to reduce the risk. (more…)