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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.
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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 could be done to stop the deepening before it reaches the bone? He is a paraplegic.
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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.
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My father is suffering form large scale cellutlitis. The wound hasn't recovered on the leg for 50 days. What do you recommend?
Chronic Wounds - 1 answer
We can't amputate due to his poor medical condition. The instructions we are being given are from a cardiologist. What do you recommend?
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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?
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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?
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Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound?
Burns - 1 answer
Could a burn be classed as a chronic wound?
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My wound has been healing really slowly and has a green outer layer. The inside is very red. It's been over a week and seems to get worse.
Infected Wounds - 1 answer
I have it under a bandaid because it is above my ankle and it hurts if it touches a surface. It has become painful to even touch the area around it. What should I do?
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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, etc.) and the doctor said it is normal and that it will take some time to heal. But, it has already 4 weeks. Can you suggest a better treatment?
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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.
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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 it out what exactly it is. Moreover I am diabetic too. kindly tell me some treatment measures.
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Is there a cure for pyoderma gangrenosum?
Gangrene - 1 answer
I've had an opened wound on my leg. The dermatologist says now that I have pyoderma gangrenosum. What can I do?
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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 numb what should I do?
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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
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