How to Treat Road Rash and Abrasions - verywellfit.com

Road rash tends to ooze rather than actively bleed. Apply pressure with a bandage until the bleeding stops. Wash your hands with soap and water. Do this prior to treating the wound. This reduces the risk of infection. Rinse the wound. Place it under a stream of cold water to flush out debris. If needed, use a pair of tweezers to remove embedded grit.…

Road rash and wound care CyclingTips

Jul 28, 2015 · A shower can be painful when you have road rash but it’s a quick way to fully flush the entire area. Scrub out debris – Gently scrub the wounded areas to clean out dirt and debris. No masochistic scrubbing is necessary! Use a washcloth if possible but a clean tee shirt or towel will work well if you’re not at home.…

Care of Road Rash/Abrasions - UW Health

Road rash is a common term used for abrasions caused by scrapes received during an accident. Road rash should heal within 2 weeks if you take good care of the wounds and keep them clean and moist. Sometimes, road rash can go through all of the layers of skin and require skin grafting surgery to heal. If your wounds take longer than 2 weeks to heal,…