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Skin Tears

Skin Tears are tiny cracks in the skin's upper layers. Skin tears develop on skin that is fragile, overly-dry or malnourished. Elderly people and those with poor circulation (due to diabetes or immobility) are the likeliest targets.

In their most mild form, skin tears look like scaly, rash-like wounds. In most serious cases, skin tears become infected and develop into deeper abrasions. Generally, skin tears look slightly red or inflamed, and will feel sore or taut. Skin tears are thought of by wound centers as precursors to more severe and deeper-reaching wounds or sores. It’s essential to treat skin tears proactively and protect the area in order to deter further breakdown.

Terrasil Wound Care guards against bacterial infection while promoting healing and calming soreness at the wound site.

terrasil Infection-Protection Wound Care Ointment

terrasil wound care 14 Gram Tube $24.00
  • More than 3X the bacteria-fighting power of other products* to stop the germs that delay skin tears from healing
  • Supports faster healing and soothes redness, inflammation, and discomfort
  • Doctor recommended
  • Improvement within 1 to 2 Days‡
  • FDA-registered remedy
  • 90-day, risk-free guarantee

Expected product performance is based on customer experiences, as stated in customer feedback submitted over a seven-year period (as of September 4, 2012). The most reported period of time to see improvement is 2 days. Treatment times vary based on the user's overall health, the age and size of the wound, and the severity of any existing infection. * Based on bacterial viability assay testing performed using a Becton Dickinson FACSCalibur™. Products tested were Bacitracin and triple antibiotic ointment.

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