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Could an abrasion have to be deep for a scab to form?

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Dr. David Hardin
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No: e Ben a very superficial wound will scan if it has any drainage and dries out too much
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Scab: A scab is a dry, rough protective crust that forms over a cut or wound during healing. It can form with both superficial and deep abrasions

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