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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? 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
Total contact casting or stay off of foot?
Wound Care - 1 answer
What is better for a diabetic, total contact casting or staying off the injured foot? Read more
Can salt be used to clean wounds?
Diabetic Wounds - 1 answer
I have diabetes 2 and had a few misquito bites on my leg. This has now been infected and does not want to heal. Can I use salt to clean the wounds? Read more
I had a surgical debridement on a space a little larger than the palm of my hand, done on my left hip 2 weeks ago. What is the next step in healing?
Debridement - 1 answer
I was told I had cellulitis that had gotten extremely infected, or that it was a pressure ulcer. I was sent to a surgeon for debridement. My surgeon scheduled me for surgical debridement the next day. It has be... 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 have continuous drainage from "J" tube causing skin erosion and pain. What are treatment options?
Wound Care - 1 answer
I'm currently using jok rot powder directly to the skin. I mix calamine cream with the powder and use gauze. The skin area can't heal with the acid leakage. I need a workable treatment. What are my options? Read more
I had a biopsy of the skin on my chest. There is redness around where the skin was taken out. What should I do?
Wound Care - 1 answer
I was told to use soap an water for cleansing and apply petroleum jelly. It's been 9 days and there is redness around where the skin was taken out. Also that part is still yellowish in color. I believe it is in... Read 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 goe... Read more
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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
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
How long can a wound vac patient go without the vac before complications set in?
The health care facility removed my 86-year-old mother's wound vac because of lack of supplies 2 days ago. She has a wet/dry dressing. Should we be concerned? Read 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... Read more
My husband was bitten by our cat while he was trying to bathe him. He was operated on. We are now in France and worried it's infected.
Infected Wounds - 1 answer
He is on antibiotics and we are cleaning and re-dressing twice daily. He was operated on the 4th of August. We are now in France. What should we do? Read more
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