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Treating Minor Scrapes

Most minor scrapes can successfully be treated at home. If it is a small scrape, easily cleaned out, the bleeding stops by itself and you have had 3 or more doses of the tetanus vaccine, with the last vaccine within the last 5 years.1,2,3 following some simple steps and using Dermoplast® can help you heal.

First Aid Antibacterial Spray Helps Skin Heal:

Formulated with a maximum strength pain reliever, an antiseptic to help prevent infection, and ingredients to moisturize the skin as it heals. The Dermoplast no-touch application offers:

  • Kills 99% of Germs to Prevent Infection
  • With maximum OTC pain reliever benzocaine, to numb pain and itching
  • Aloe and other ingredients to moisturize the skin
  • Safe and effective for children ages 2 and older

Dermoplast® for However Minor Scrapes Happen

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    From Sports

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    From Bike Riding

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    From Outdoor Activities

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by applying gentle pressure with a clean bandage or cloth. Also consider raising the injured area, if possible, to help slow the flow of blood3.


thoroughly as soon as possible, to reduce the chance of infection and scarring.1. To prevent infection, clean out any dirt and debris by using sterilized tweezers or flushing the scrape out with lots of cool, clean water3. Gently pat dry with a clean gauze pad4



once the wound is clean. Applying petroleum jelly or an antibacterial ointment can help add to the healing process by keeping the scrape moist.3 Using Dermoplast provides pain relief, ingredients to keep the skin moisturized, and an antiseptic agent that helps prevent infection. Use as directed.1,3


with a bandage to promote healing by keeping the wound clean and helping prevent re-injury.3 Make sure to see a doctor if you see signs of infection, such as redness, worsening pain, drainage or swelling.

Be aware, a scrape may continue to ooze small amounts of blood. Be sure to keep an eye on the scrape during the healing process and check with a doctor if any of the following signs of infection occur: redness, worsening, pain, drainage or swelling.3,4


1. Kaji A. Wounds. Merck Manual Consumer Version Website. . Accessed March 2019.

2. Wound management and tetanus prophylaxis. Accessed March 2019.

3. Cuts and scrapes: first aid. Mayo Clinic Web site. . Accessed March 2019.

4.Schlesselman LS. Scrapes, cuts and bruises. Pharmacy Times. July 1, 2003. . Accessed March 2019.