Infection can develop in any kind of wound. Infection occurs when bacteria enters the wound through an opening in one’s skin. Though there are a number of precautions to prevent wound infection from developing, still when bacteria spreads, it may lead to a more serious disease.
This happened to my Firstborn when he was just about seven years old. He would easily get hurt, be exposed to different types of wounds, and get an infection after. I learned that it is not only prudent to wash the wound well with antibacterial soap and water. Cleaning is simply not enough. It is essential to apply a topical antibiotic at the first sign of wound infection.