Laceration Treatment

Suffered a cut or laceration? Bellaire ER provides expert laceration treatment for adults, ensuring meticulous care, infection prevention, and optimal healing in a state-of-the-art facility.

Common Sympthoms:

Lacerations can range from superficial cuts to deep wounds. Common symptoms include bleeding, pain, swelling, and sometimes numbness around the wound. It's important to seek medical attention for lacerations to prevent infection and ensure proper healing.

Symptoms of Lacerations:

  • Excessive Bleeding: Continuous or heavy bleeding that doesn't stop with direct pressure.
  • Pain: Ranging from mild to severe, depending on the wound's depth.
  • Visible Depth: Deep cuts that may expose underlying tissues.
  • Length of the Cut: Long lacerations often require medical attention.
  • Swelling or Redness: Indicating inflammation and potential infection.
  • Numbness: Around the wound, possibly indicating nerve damage.
  • Presence of Foreign Objects: Such as glass or metal, in the wound.

Need Immediate Medial Attention?

When to Visit Bellaire ER for Laceration Treatment:

If you have a laceration that is deep, long, or uncontrollably bleeding, it’s crucial to seek medical care immediately. Bellaire ER is equipped to handle various types of lacerations, offering expert wound assessment, cleaning, closure, and infection prevention.

While Some Symptoms Might Seem Minor:

Even small lacerations can lead to complications if not properly treated. Infections and delayed healing are common issues. It’s important to get even minor-looking wounds evaluated, especially if they are dirty or caused by a rusty object.

Signs You Should Visit the ER:

  • Uncontrollable Bleeding: Requires immediate medical intervention.
  • Deep or Long Wounds: Which may need stitches for proper healing.
  • Signs of Infection: Such as increased redness, warmth, swelling, or discharge from the wound.
  • Wounds with Foreign Bodies: Objects embedded in the wound need professional removal.
  • Tetanus Concerns: Especially if the wound is caused by a rusty or dirty object.

Why Prompt Attention Matters:

Timely treatment of lacerations is key to preventing infection and ensuring proper wound healing. At Bellaire ER, we provide comprehensive care, including wound cleaning, closure, and tetanus immunization if necessary, to promote quick and safe recovery.


At Bellaire ER, we understand the urgency of treating lacerations. Our experienced medical team is ready to provide you with the best possible care, ensuring your wound heals properly with minimal risk of complications.

For comprehensive care of lacerations, turn to Bellaire ER. Get directions here, visit us at 5302 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, TX 77401, call 713-660-0001, or book an appointment online for expert wound care.

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