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How Long Does It Take Road Rash To Heal
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Bruising: Bruising heals at a different rate for each person, but on average should disappear after 10 days to two weeks. Keep it covered with a non-stick dressing like telfa, or vaseline gauze. ...Read more
How long will road rash from skateboarding 25+miles per hour take to heal on the elbow? ( mines happen 4 days ago)
Hard to say: Depending on how bad, it could take several days to several weeks to heal. ...Read more
I was involved in a high speed motorcycle accident 3 days ago and just want to know how long road rash will take to heal?
Hi there, I have a road rash from a motorcycle accident that happened on June 2nd between my elbow and my wrist. How long will it take to heal?
It all: depends of the depth of your injuries, your health status and how clean you keep the wound ...Read more
3 to 6 months : It usually takes 3 to 6 months. ...Read more
3 weeks: These are essentially partial thickness burns and can be treated with washing with soap and water 2-3 times/day, application of Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing. These types of injury should be healed in 3 weeks--if they are not, or if they do not seems to be improving normally, you should see a physician to see if there is an additional problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got in a motorcycle accident on Thursday night after work, luckily I was able to walk away without serious injuries. My knees, calves, and shins are all full of road rash tho. How long will it take before I can actually stand up without an overwhelming
DR???: Did you go to ER or see a DR?? Shower or bath, rinse off daily. Any dirt ground into skin? Sounds like you will be grounded about a week. Keep lubricated. Vaseline or Aquaphor are good. I use Bioclusive or similar clear dressings on these with excellent results. Saran wrap is easy to use but does not breathe. Avoid antiseptics and topical antibiotics because they interfere with wound healing and c ...Read more
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