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Laceration treatment?
Wound Care - 1 answer
A day ago I had an accident and was injured slightly. There was a tear through my sock and a wound underneath. According to medical terms it is a Laceration. I cleaned the area with antiseptic and washed it. Then I applied Hydroheal ( Hydrogel Wound Dressing with Colloidal Silver) and covered it with a sticky gauge, then normal gauge and then finally a crepe bandage. I did this because similar treatment was done before too when I had a similar wound in the hospital. Is covering okay?
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Is there a cure for pyoderma gangrenosum?
Gangrene - 1 answer
I've had an opened wound on my leg. The dermatologist says now that I have pyoderma gangrenosum. What can I do?
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Why diabetic patient injury not healing soon? and causing chill?
Achilles Tendon - 1 answer
Why would a diabetic's patient injury not be healing quickly and causing chills?
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can a wound vac be used in an iffecteed incision on the scalp?
Debridement - 1 answer
My wife had a craniotomy and the fluid around the incision site never went away. after a few months the fluid became infected and started to drain. Subsequent trips to the hospital didn't cure her.and she is taking antibiotics and on Xarelto. She also had a detriment procedure and the fluid came back after a few weeks. The neurosurgeon that preformed the surgery sent her home and told us to just keep the open would clean.
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surgery four years drains and scabs
Surgical Wounds - 1 answer
Spinal surgery with plate screwed to base of skull,rods and screws from c1 to c 6 ,four years ago and continues to drain. When scabs drop off ,draining continues. I'm a diebetic patient. Patient allowed scab to remain now scab is the size of a kidney bean. Physician doesn't know the reason for this problem and has referred me to wound center.
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In addition to bed rest, is there something else that can be done for a stage 3 pressure sore?
Pressure Ulcers - 1 answer
Have been battling this since July. The sore itself has gotten smaller however, the tunnel that developed is deeper. He has been getting bed rest but how much is required and is there something else that could be done to stop the deepening before it reaches the bone? He is a paraplegic.
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I have an infection in a woend that's not getting better.
Infected Wounds - 1 answer
I have been to the emergency, been on antibiotics for over a week now and it seems worse. The doctor that did this surgery in Fort Lauderdale said it was for cancer. Its hurting me and its discolored purple and numb what should I do?
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Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound?
Burns - 1 answer
Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound?
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how long should it take for a wound to heal?
Wound Care - 1 answer
On average, how long should it take for a wound to heal?
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impact of mango/papaya/kiwi on wounds
My husband had surgery (skin from his neck transplanted to his head after a basal cancer op). The wound is still a bit runny after 3 months (though the area is reducing in circumference). We eat a lot of tropical fruits such as, mango, papaya and kiwi. Could this affect the scabbing and healing?
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Been seeing a wound dr for 11months for the same wounds i have been revasculized and they still have not healed
Chronic Wounds - 1 answer
Been seeing a wound doctor for 11 months for the same wounds and they still have not healed.
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What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated
What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated?
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Im not sure what to do or what doctor to see that can help
Diabetic Wounds - 1 answer
Our dog bumped into my leg and peeled surface of skin, the wound got larger and scabbed with redness and tightness around the wound. Subsequently the dog bumped into my leg again knocking the scab off/underneath was a deep hole and oozing. The swelling is worse and the redness is more present, while I receive sharp piercing pains from this wound going up the leg and hard form me to be on my feet because my foot swells so bad I am diabetic and have had heart surgeries.
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I have got a wound on thumb which has pus discharge, little swelling and pain that transfers upto the elbow. Kindly help with some treatment measures
Diabetic Wounds - 1 answer
I have a wound on the top of my thumb near the nail due to a small unknown cut which has pus discharge. Resulting from the wound I have a little swelling and pain that transfers up to my elbow. I can't figure it out what exactly it is. Moreover I am diabetic too. kindly tell me some treatment measures.
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My dad has osteomyelitis in his right foot and Im worried about what will happen if left untreated for much longer.
My dad has osteomyelitis in his right foot. I'm worried about what will happen if it is left untreated for much longer.
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I woke up with a large blister full of water on my leg. I am a diabetic Iwhat ointment to promote healing?
Diabetic Wounds - 1 answer
I woke up with a large blister full of water on my leg. I am a diabetic. What ointment can be used to promote healing?
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Should I return to work with open wounds?
Surgical Wounds - 1 answer
Approximately, two months ago had a brachioplasty. Complications occurred when the incisions opened up. Short story my skin would not hold the sutures. I have to let the wounds heal from the inside out under both arm pits. I have stopped my pain medication. I have been working on strengthening & stretching my arms but I still cleanse & pack the wounds w/gauze 2-3x daily. Should I stay out of work (correctional facility) until the wounds are closed or at least until they don't have to be packed?
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