Cuts and grazes A clean cut or tear in the skin is called a laceration. Most lacerations are superficial and heal easily with self-care. Deeper lacerations may need stitches by a nurse or doctor. A graze (or abrasion) is a scraping or rubbing away of the skin surface. Grazes ...1

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Causes List for Abrasion

Possible causes of Abrasion (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Treatments for Abrasion

Self-care: If you or a family member has a cut or graze, follow these steps to help it heal well.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water before and after cleaning any wound.
  • If necessary use direct pressure to ...
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  1. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ accidents-and-injuries/ cuts-grazes-and-puncture-wounds
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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