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Airbag Injury

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 5, 2024.

What do I need to know about an airbag injury?

Airbags must inflate quickly to be effective in an accident. The speed and force of the airbag can cause eye injuries, burns, irritated skin, and open wounds when it inflates.

How do I care for an airbag injury?

What can I do to prevent an airbag injury?

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I contact my healthcare provider?

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