Depending on the type of skin injury, you may have several side effects that result from the breaking of the skin.
- Pain- Most skin injuries, including minor cuts, scrapes and burns, cause pain. The degree of pain relates to the severity of the injury.
- Blistering or scarring
- Infection-Redness, drainage, warmth, and swelling are all signs of infections, which are caused by bacteria infecting a wound.
- Depression- Severe burns can cause depression when they disfigure individuals and take a long period of time to heal.