How to use Abrasions in a sentence
Her injured leg showed some bruising and minor abrasions, but nothing too serious.
More males are treated for corneal abrasions than are females.
Rash guards also have a second purpose, and that is to protect the skin from water and abrasions.
Some people experience itching and abrasions with cotton socks.
Corneal abrasions usually heal within a week, but complications can occur.Advertisement
Breakages and abrasions due to wind, snow, lightning, and other climatic agents.
This is due to the perspiration that cotton absorbs, making it cling to the skin when it can cause abrasions and redness.
They often crushed the leaves to use for burns, infections, cuts, and abrasions.
Abrasions. Also called scrapes, they occur when the skin is rubbed away by friction against another rough surface (e.g. rope burns and skinned knees).
In South America, people frequently use acai pulp as an antibacterial astringent, rubbing it onto minor cuts and abrasions to prevent infection.Advertisement
Common causes of corneal abrasions include fingernails, make-up implements, paper cuts, plant material, including tree branches, animal scratches, cigarettes, inverted eyelashes, and blunt trauma, such as that with a knife or with scissors.
At bedtime, an antibiotic ointment, which will remain on the eye longer, may be necessary for deep abrasions.
For those with very minor abrasions, instillation of non-preserved lubricating drops a few times a day for a few days may be all that is required.
Treatment of a corneal abrasion with over-the-counter (OTC) drugs advertised to decrease redness should not be used to self treat corneal abrasions.
Approximately 10 to 25 percent of those with corneal abrasions will develop recurrent corneal erosion (RCE) a condition in which the epithelium of the cornea pulls off because it did not heal properly or completely.Advertisement
For those who engage in welding, eye protection, including the use of helmets, decreases the incidence a corneal abrasions caused by welding burns.
Scratching or scraping at lice bites may cause hives or abrasions that can lead to bacterial skin infections.
For more active children, choosing an i play rash guard provides extra protection against abrasions and other skin irritations associated with chlorine, kick boards, pool ledges, sand and concrete.
As surfers pull themselves up on the boards for position, their arms, chests and stomachs rub against the sandy surface, causing chafing and abrasions.
Most of the soles in the varied styles are resistant to oil, water, abrasions, chemicals, heat and slippage.Advertisement
If you choose shoes that are stiffer with the hope that they will soften up, you could be disappointed, and your children's feet could suffer abrasions and bruising, particularly if they'll be hitting the field hard from day one.
As the skin suffers abrasions or injuries, new skin cells are produced on the underside of the epidermis and are then pushed up to the surface.
However, those suffering with different illnesses that cause the rashes may find that their quality of life is seriously affected by these skin abrasions.
It is absorbed by the conjunctiva, but, excepting cobra poison, not by the mouth or alimentary canal, provided there be no hollow teeth and no abrasions.
Shop wisely, making sure your purchase is strong enough to resist abrasions.Advertisement
Bacteria enter through skin abrasions or via eyes, nose or mouth.
The bacteria can enter the skin through cuts and abrasions and can produce granulomas around some of the joints.
I would like to purchase new stainless steel kitchen appliances that are resistant to scratches and abrasions.
The furniture stain will cover up the time-worn abrasions on the table and make it look brand new again.
Corneal abrasions account for 10 percent of ocular emergency care.
The incidence of non-penetrating injuries to the eye, which includes corneal abrasions, is 1.57 percent per year.