Most people are familiar—often through personal experience—with common wounds such as cuts, scrapes, blisters and burns. Some wounds are minor and heal quickly, while others, such as deep surgical incisions or wounds that don’t heal properly, can have a serious impact on people’s lives.

This section contains information on a number of different types of wounds and what you can do to help make sure they heal quickly and completely.

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