What is considered an open wound?

Answer An open wound is a break in the skin, whereas a closed wound does not break the skin but results in a bruise or contusion. An open wound will likely bleed and be painful. Severe, deep open wounds a... Read More »

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What is an open wound?

Any injury that involves a break in the skin constitutes an open wound. Open wounds require careful cleaning because of their susceptibility to infection. In some cases an open wound may require im... Read More »

When Semen Goes Into An Open Wound, can you get HIV?

Of course you can get it. But not from yourself if you don't already have it. But it can be transmitted from an infected person by any type of body fluid getting into an open wound of another person.

Should I Use Alcohol on an Open Wound?

Standing outside under a stream of cool water with the scorching sun overhead is refreshing, yet standing under a hot steamy shower on a cool night with the stars and the moon as your only source o... Read More »

I have a open wound on my finger.?

Unfortunately, you have a flesh-eating bacterial infection. These are difficult to cure and they destroy tissue at a prodigious rate.