Get answers from our experienced doctors. How it works

All Questions

I have an infected sore on my leg. The scab that formed fell off. It is deep, watery, red and green and raw underneath. Do I need to see a doctor?
Infected Wounds - 1 answer
I was injured in a car accident. My doctor set me up to go to a local wound care center in 5 weeks. The wound looks bad - can it wait that long?
See More
What are the treatment options for wounds created by radiation?
Wound Care - 1 answer
My Mom has a long time wound on her leg from radiation treatments for cancer. The wound was being treated with an experimental plasma laser, and it was healing. The laser treatment was done by a doctor in Russia. The laser broke, and in the meantime an American company purchased the patent rights. Apparently the laser cannot be repaired AND the American company that purchased the patent is stuck in the approval process. After a year of waiting the wound has deteriorated. What should we do?
See More
How can I treat an open ulcer on the ankle?
varicose ulcer, open wound on the ankle. Tried many different types of medication but nothing seems to help. What do you suggest and who should I see?
See More
My mother got blisters on her large toe. We consulted a surgeon and he put her on antibiotics for 8 days, but the wound has not heal. What now?
Diabetic Wounds - 1 answer
My mother got blisters on her large toe. We consulted a surgeon and he put her on antibiotics for 8 days, but the wound has not heal. What now? All the tests have been conducted (blood flow, pap smear of wound, etc.) and the doctor said it is normal and that it will take some time to heal. But, it has already 4 weeks. Can you suggest a better treatment?
See More
I think I may have a poisonous spider bite on my finger. It is rock hard but slowly oozing sticky pus. What should I do?
Chronic Wounds - 1 answer
I think I may have a poisonous spider bite on my finger. It is rock hard but slowly oozing sticky pus. It's very, very painful if touched, and I'm experiencing waves of burning, stinging pain that comes and goes. I've been soaking the finger in very hot water. What should I do?
See More
I'm scheduled for femoral popliteal bypass surgery. I have developed a severe infection on my foot. Should I postpone surgery?
Vascular Care - 1 answer
I'm scheduled for femoral popliteal bypass surgery. I have developed a severe infection on my foot. Should I postpone surgery? This infection has been developing over the past few weeks. Have been put on (since 7/11/16) Clindamycin 300mg (one capsule by mouth twice daily). Then, on 08/10/2016, I was put on Cephalexin 500mg (one capsule by mouth three times daily). By 08/18/2016 Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg (one capsule by mouth twice daily).
See More
Get answers from our experienced doctors.
How it works
I have a spider bite that will not heal. It it on my top of left ankle. It will scab over, but when scab is removed tendons are visible.
Bitten 15 years ago and will not allow tissue to regrow to cover normally. Top of left ankle, will scab over, but when scab is removed tendons are visible. I am not diabetic.
See More
My dad is diabetic he has an abscess that was badly infected. What can we do to heal this?
Diabetic Wounds - 2 answers
The drained the abscess but now the say there is dead cells.
See More
I have an extensive wound, necrotic fascia, to the thigh extending to the perineal area. What's the best treatment?
I have an extensive wound to the thigh extending to the perineal area. we are unable to place a wound vac due to the location. what's the best treatment?
See More
My mother in law is suffering from a wound on her leg that is not healing. It is spreading downwards. What should we do?
Advanced Dressings - 2 answers
She has consulted one or two doctors and was given medicine including antibiotics and pain killers. It has worsened from a small scratch to a much bigger wound in three months.
See More
I had surgeries to treat a wound that resulted from grafts to treat necrotizing fasciitis. My wound keeps tunneling over.
Wound Care - 1 answer
I have a good plastic/wound surgeon but even after 40 Hyperbaric Oxygen treatments he tells me that I will have to have another surgery after so many since my admission to the first hospital on October 14, 2014. He has just almost given up hope and he doesn't know what to do now. My first 4 consecutive hospital visits covered 5 months and since then I have daily care, treatments, hospitalizations and surgeries. I really don't want more surgeries! I need another option.
See More
My mother has varicose issue and she's 60 old. She started getting wounds. When one heals another one appears. Is there a way to prevent new wounds?
My mother has varicose issue and she's sixty years old.The thing is recently she started getting wounds and when one wound heals after so long time another one appears. Is there a way to prevent new wounds?
See More
Get answers from our experienced doctors.
How it works

Related Articles