Why does the scab turn soft and white looking when wet?

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I got a scab on my elbow and I was in the shower today and noticed it wasn't hard and it changed color. Why did the water cause it to change?

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Why does the scab turn soft and white looking when wet?
« Reply #1 on: 05/04/2008 00:41:38 »
it softens them up and absorbs water.. disolving some of the dried blood and such.

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Why does the scab turn soft and white looking when wet?
« Reply #2 on: 05/04/2008 00:46:45 »
ahh.

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Why does the scab turn soft and white looking when wet?
« Reply #3 on: 05/04/2008 01:06:33 »
there may be more to it.. i am not a doctor you know?

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Why does the scab turn soft and white looking when wet?
« Reply #4 on: 05/04/2008 01:07:18 »
ha yeah