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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 - 2 answers
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 coul... Read more
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... Read more
Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound?
Burns - 1 answer
Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound? Read more
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? Read more
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 tropic... Read more
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. Read more
What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated
What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated? Read more
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/underneat... Read more
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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 i... Read more
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. Read more
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? Read more
I am a type 2 diabetic controled by medication and diet. My recent A1C was 5.8
Surgical Wounds - 1 answer
I will be having a double knee replacement. What concerns should I have about wound care and healing? Read more
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 bo... 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
Do I need to remove the green discharge from my wound?
Wound Care - 1 answer
I have an open wound on my knee, and one on my ankle from falling off my motorbike (not too fast). The wound was not dressed for the first two days and became swollen and green. I went to the hospital, where it... Read more
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