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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
First-aid for superficial cuts and wounds
Depending on where your child's wound is, there are special considerations.
A wound, bruise, or hematoma (a collection of blood and fluid underneath the skin) that also involves the eye(s) should be evaluated by a physician immediately.
When should I call my child's physician?
Specific treatment for cuts and wounds of the face that require more than minor treatment at home will be determined by your child's physician. In general, call your child's physician for cuts and wounds of the face that are:
Your child and tetanus
Also call your child's physician if your child has not had a tetanus vaccination within the past five years, or if you are unsure when your child's last tetanus shot was given.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”