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Scrapes (abrasions) are skin wounds that rub or tear off
skin. Most scrapes are shallow and do not extend far into the skin, but some
may remove several layers of skin. Usually there is little bleeding from a
scrape, but it may ooze pinkish fluid.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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