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My wound vac drainage varies greatly from 75 cc to none. I feel this variation has to do with how it is applied. Is this fluctuation normal?
This is a complex foot wound. I have diabetes #2 under control. I am always assured everything is fine, but at times I am also told the wound has been too wet. Any suggestion how I can assure the best treatment... Read more
I was bit on my arm by a yellow spider on Saturday at 1 pm. It's been itchy and red around the area since, and now it feels hard underneath it.
Any suggestions on what to do? Would you recommend getting it checked, or is it OK to wait a few days? Read more
One year ago my left calf was crushed between two vehicles for 15 mins. Now I have a 11cm x .9cm hematoma. What should I do?
Crush Injuries - 1 answer
At the time of the injury the Hospital said that it was just bruised and released him. Now a year later he has a lot of swelling, shooting pain, numbness, and extreme pain to the touch. He had an MRI and an Ult... Read more
Surgical incision from 3 hernia operations isn't healing. Should we go to a wound center?
Surgical Wounds - 1 answer
My husband has had three hernia surgeries through same incision. Each one was a year apart and now that incision is not healing. He is 80. I have been told a wound clinic would help, but if that is true, why do... Read more
How do I treat a sore on the tailbone?
My mother is bedridden. She now has a sore at the top of her tail bone. I keep it clean with biotin and an antibacterial liquid soap, apply neosporin, and cover it with gauze/bandage. What else can I do? Should... Read more
What is the best way to prevent my daughter (14 years old) getting a scar on her face? She scratched her face the evening two days ago.
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I told her to put vaseline on her scratches. She is doing that. She has developed a scab. Read more
What is the diagnosis of Osteomyelitis?
On the left foot is a wound that converted into osteomyelitis. The patient was also suffering no sensation of pain in left foot. The patient was operated on for diastemetomylia, and now the sensation power is b... Read more
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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? Read 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 Russ... Read 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? Read more
I had a pre-cancer burned off of my leg which made a small round hole. My dermatologist has recommended different treatments to heal it.
The latest treatment is applying Metronidazole Gel USP and using a DuoDerm CGF covering. It has been 2 months since he burned off the pre-cancer and I have not healed yet should I being going to a wound specia... Read more
I had surgery about six weeks ago and there is a place on the stomach that is not healing. It is still draining.
General - 1 answer
I had a hysterectomy six weeks ago and there is a place on the part of my stomach that is still draining. What do you think is causing that? Had a CT scan and nothing showed the cause. Read more
If I want to buy a therapy kit, where can I get it, and how much does it cost?
My mother had a back operation on her L5. The wound has puss, and the doctor suggested we get a kit for her wound. Read 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,... Read more
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