WONDER #2687: How Do Scabs Form?

Question 1 of 3

Which is NOT a way to help a scab heal?

  1. Keep the area moist
  2. Wash with soap and water
  3. Use cold and hot compresses as needed
  4. Scratch at the scab when it itches

Question 2 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Scabs form from blood clots and are part of your body’s natural healing process.
  2. Scabs are a sign of infection, especially if they last more than a few weeks.
  3. Every injury is different and requires special treatment.
  4. Blood platelets help your skin regrow tissue after a wound.

Question 3 of 3

A scab may leave a ________, which may be permanent or go away after a few years.

  1. hole
  2. scar
  3. freckle
  4. clot

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