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Abrasion – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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In dermatology terms abrasion refers to the damage of the upper layer of skin causing pain and sometimes bleeding. According to experts, deep abrasion could lead to development of scarring tissue causing more anxiety and distress for the sufferer.

Abrasion Symptoms:

  • Abrasion can be painful and can cause bleeding

Abrasion Causes:

  • Rubbing of skin against a rough surface
  • Occurs if body is thrown strongly against an object
  • Children often get scratches while playing

Natural Home Remedy Using Aloe Vera:

  1. Remove the thorns and outer skin of aloe vera leaves
  2. Extract gel from inside
  3. Apply this gel on the abrasion
  4. Let it stay on the skin
  5. Repeat this 3 times a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Turmeric:

  1. Turmeric is an effective antiseptic
  2. Take ½ tsp turmeric powder
  3. Add a little water
  4. Mix well to make a paste
  5. Clean the abrasion with cotton
  6. Apply turmeric paste on it
  7. Allow it to dry on the skin
  8. Do not cover the wound
  9. Repeat this 3 times a day
  • Clove powder may also be used instead of turmeric

Natural Home Remedy Using Milk and Turmeric:

  1. Take 1 cup of warm milk
  2. Add ½ tsp of turmeric in it
  3. Drink this every day
  4. It strengthens the immune system and speeds up the healing process

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