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Here's how to ID signs of a developing infection so you can treat it before it causes ... "Use a gentle cleanser like Cetaphil to clean the area," Dr. Au suggests . ... It's perfectly normal for skin around the cut or scrape to look different for a while: ...


Aug 28, 2015 ... Wound infections initially present themselves through many signs. ... Healthy wound drainage can be managed by absorbent dressings like ...


Mar 11, 2016 ... Learn what signs to look for during the wound healing process and ... Deeper cuts, scrapes, and burns often result in scarring, which can last for several years. ... odor, you may have an infection or other wound complication.


Infection can develop after an injury or wound to the skin or mucous membranes ( such as the inside of the nose or mouth), a bite or sting, a tattoo or piercing, ...


Most small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are ... If there's dirt or debris in the wound (like gravel from a scrape), remove it if you can — a soft, damp cloth can help. ... If a cut looks serious or infected, though, see a doctor.


Mar 13, 2015 ... Generally scabs looks like a hard, brown crust, but with time, scabs naturally ... Also, while cuts and scrapes do hurt, if you have an infection you ...


Aug 4, 2016 ... Cuts, Scrapes (Abrasions), and Puncture Wounds ... This infection (lymphangitis) can be serious, especially if it is accompanied by a fever.


Aug 31, 2016 ... Most cuts and scrapes are small injuries that can be treated at home, but it's ... Check for signs of infection; When the wound turns a light pink color, you ... 48 hours after the injury; Fever; Wound doesn't look like it's healing.


May 6, 2015 ... Scrapes can easily become infected, as the source of a scrape is rarely ... pus- like drainage are the classic signs and symptoms of infection in a ...