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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 extensive wound, necrotic fascia, to the thigh extending to the perineal area. What's the best treatment?
I have an extensive wound to the thigh extending to the perineal area. we are unable to place a wound vac due to the location. what's the best treatment? Read more
surgery four years drains and scabs
Surgical Wounds - 2 answers
Spinal surgery with plate screwed to base of skull,rods and screws from c1 to c 6 ,four years ago and continues to drain. When scabs drop off ,draining continues. I'm a diebetic patient. Patient allowed scab to... Read more
My mother in law is suffering from a wound on her leg that is not healing. It is spreading downwards. What should we do?
Advanced Dressings - 2 answers
She has consulted one or two doctors and was given medicine including antibiotics and pain killers. It has worsened from a small scratch to a much bigger wound in three months. Read more
My dad is diabetic he has an abscess that was badly infected. What can we do to heal this?
Diabetic Wounds - 2 answers
The drained the abscess but now the say there is dead cells. 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
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
I have a spider bite that will not heal. It it on my top of left ankle. It will scab over, but when scab is removed tendons are visible.
Bitten 15 years ago and will not allow tissue to regrow to cover normally. Top of left ankle, will scab over, but when scab is removed tendons are visible. I am not diabetic. Read more
Can local anesthia be given for dressing of painfull wounds?
Achilles Tendon - 1 answer
Dressing of wounds is very painfull. Can local anesthisia be given for pain relief Read more
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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
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
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
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
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
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