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Recurrent injury on the same spot

What would happen if someone gets a wound on a scar, e.g. a recurrent skin excoriation, abrasion, scratch or cut on the same spot on his foot? Will it be more resistant to the same cause of injury or ...
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What is the optimum application of petroleum jelly on a wound to help minimize scarring?

Looking at different sites online, I am having difficulty finding a clear, consistent information on the use of petroleum jelly to promote healing and minimize scarring. What criteria should be ...
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When does a cut require medical attention?

Here is a brief scenario from my actual experience: Someone cuts their finger on a sharp knife and the cut is a bit deep. With pressure the bleeding eventually stops, and the small flap of skin that ...
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Are there effects of chlorine on abrasions?

Assume you happen to have some abrasions on your arm or leg and you want to swim in a swimming pool with chlorine. Does the contact with chlorine have negative (or positive) effects regarding healing ...