Puncture Wound (cont.)
Puncture Wound Symptoms
- Puncture wounds usually cause pain and mild bleeding at the site of the puncture. It is usually fairly obvious if
a person is cut. However, small pieces of glass may cause puncture wounds that a
person may not notice at first.
- Infection may cause redness, swelling, pus, or watery discharge from a puncture wound that is not noticed or not treated properly.
Must Read Articles Related to Puncture Wound
Finger infections can be caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses. Types of finger infections include paronychia, felon, herpetic whitlow, cellulitis, infect...learn more >>
Tetanus is an infectious disease caused by contamination of wounds from the bacteria Clostridium tetani, or the spores they produce that live in the soil, and a...learn more >>
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Puncture Wound: