Skin abrasions are a common problem that happens to every one at least once in their lifetime. The condition is described as a minor injury or wound of uppermost layer of the skin. Commonly, mild abrasions are most seen in children due to its activities everyday. All the wounds tend to heal on their own after 4-5 days or a week, depending on the severity. In some cases, the abrasions can be much deeper and leave scars on your skin. This is known as avulsions.