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I cut myself with a sharp rock 2 days ago. I’ve been cleaning it with antibiotic ointment and peroxide. Is this the best way to treat it?
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I cut myself with a sharp rock 2 days ago. I’ve been cleaning it with antibiotic ointment and peroxide. It hurts to touch it, and when I move my arm around. It’s a little red too. Is this normal? Is this th... Read more
I am out of the PVP scrub that I'm supposed to use to clean my wound, what can I use? I was told no water on it.
Infected Wounds - 1 answer
I just got out of the hospital for having MRSA about 4 days ago. I'm currently on antibiotics. They popped a blister like infection on my thumb that needs to continue to be cleaned but I have no more scrub to c... 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
Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound?
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Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound? 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.
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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
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
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Am I getting correct treatment for a severe wound on my shin bone? It's very deep, about 4 weeks old, and infected.
Infected Wounds - 1 answer
I have a wound on my leg that my primary care doctor treated me for about 3 1/2 weeks ago. I went to wound care. I want to make sure this is the right treatment— he debris it yesterday once and said to clean ... Read more
can a wound vac be used in an iffecteed incision on the scalp?
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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 ... Read more
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 i... Read 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? Read more
A family member is paralyzed from waist down. Open bed sore has developed exposing air to the rods placed along his spine which were never removed.
Chronic Wounds - 1 answer
He will not agree to remove the rods at present, 15 years later, due to age, poor condition, he will not survive the surgery. It is possible to close the open would without the surgery? Read more
Post op 9/25 colostomy reversal a small .1 cm area will not close. Is it a stitch that didn't dissolve?
Surgical Wounds - 1 answer
The incision was left open with daily wet to dry dressings and healed nicely. This small area remains irritated and infected. Could it be a stitch that did not dissolve that is keeping the wound irritated? What... Read more
What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated
What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated? Read more
Is there a cure for pyoderma gangrenosum?
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I've had an opened wound on my leg. The dermatologist says now that I have pyoderma gangrenosum. What can I do? Read more
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