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My son 18 years old has got a wound infection
It is on left foot ankle after a biopsy procedure. The wound is not healing even after four weeks . Please advise. 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
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 have a wound on the front of the left leg, right above my foot. The skin around the wound, or the wound itself, hurts badly. What can I use on it?
Chronic Wounds - 1 answer
The pain stings. I have shooting pains. I need something that won't ruin the skin around the sore and make it bigger. That has happened. I've had it 3 years. Please help if possible. 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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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... Read more
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
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
Should my mother see a wound specialist or a doctor familiar with radiation, or both?
My mother had radiation to get rid of a keloid on her chest after multiple heart surgeries. My understanding is too much radiation was used and she developed several holes down the mid line of her chest. The do... 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
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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