Emergency Laceration Care Beverly Hills

"Lacerations can be painful and scary too. Understanding the different types of cuts and how to handle them is helpful in determining the proper treatment and what to expect. At RapidDoc Urgent Care in Beverly Hills, we are specialists in laceration wound care. Our professional medical staff is highly trained in all phases of cuts and abrasions. We’ll get you patched up in no time."

What is Laceration?

A laceration is a type of injury that involves a deep cut or tear in the skin, flesh, or other tissues. It occurs when an object or force causes a sharp, sudden, or traumatic break in the continuity of the affected body part. Lacerations can vary in size, depth, and severity, ranging from small and superficial cuts to larger and deeper wounds.

Common Causes of Lacerations

Common causes of lacerations include accidents, falls, sharp objects, machinery, or traumatic events such as cuts from broken glass or injuries during sports activities. The severity of a laceration depends on various factors, including the location, depth, and involvement of underlying structures like tendons, blood vessels, or nerves.

Symptoms of Lacerations

Typically, if you have a laceration, you know it. The symptoms may include bleeding, pain, swelling, bruising, and a visible open wound. In some cases, there may be difficulty moving or using the affected body part if muscles or tendons are involved. Severe lacerations may result in significant blood loss and require immediate medical attention.

While the symptoms of a laceration are usually obvious, it is not always easy to determine the severity of a cut or wound. That’s where we come in. Our skilled health providers are experts at diagnosing the extent of a laceration and deciding on what the most optimal treatment.

Treatment of a Laceration

Treatment for a laceration typically involves cleaning the wound to reduce the risk of infection and then closing the wound using methods like sutures (stitches), adhesive strips, staples, or tissue glue, depending on the size and location of the laceration. In some cases, surgical intervention may be necessary, especially if there is damage to deeper structures.

The Importance of Receiving Prompt Urgent Care Laceration Treatment

If you have an open wound due to a cut or laceration, the worst thing you can do is ignore it. Not seeking treatment for a laceration can lead to various risks and potential complications. Some of the dangers of not seeking treatment for a laceration include:

Seeking prompt medical attention for a laceration is crucial

Reduce the risk of infection, promote proper wound healing, address potential complications, and minimize long-term consequences. If you have a laceration, it is advisable to seek medical care for evaluation, cleaning, and appropriate treatment to ensure the best possible outcome. For compassionate, professional comprehensive laceration care, you can count on RapidDoc Urgent Care in Beverly Hills.

Do I need to schedule an appointment for laceration treatment at Beverly Hills Urgent Care?

At RapidDoc Urgent Care, we offer same day appointments and walk-in emergency wound care. Due to the nature of lacerations and the fact that you may be losing a lot of blood, it is highly advised that you come in, with or without making an appointment.

For Convenient and Affordable Treatment of Lacerations

Our Urgent Care for lacerations in Beverly Hills is conveniently located so you can receive treatment quickly. Our hours extend to late nights and we are open every day of the year, including holidays.

Because we strive to ensure our services are affordable, you’ll pay less that you would at a hospital Emergency Room or at other Urgent Care Clinics. We also go to great lengths to keep our wait time at a miniich is very important when it comes to being treated for a laceration.

If you are experiencing a laceration injury, we urge you to come on in and let our skilled professionals check it out in our safe and sterile environment.

Our Location

Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed
(The clinic will be closed 5/20 to 5/31 for planned clinic renovations)

Same Day Appointment and Walk-In Services Available Urgent Care in Beverly Hills