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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?
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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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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?
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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 goes. I've been soaking the finger in very hot water. What should I do?
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What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated
What will happen if osteomyelitis goes untreated?
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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.
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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?
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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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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 both arm pits. I have stopped my pain medication. I have been working on strengthening & stretching my arms but I still cleanse & pack the wounds w/gauze 2-3x daily. Should I stay out of work (correctional facility) until the wounds are closed or at least until they don't have to be packed?
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Laceration treatment?
Wound Care - 1 answer
A day ago I had an accident and was injured slightly. There was a tear through my sock and a wound underneath. According to medical terms it is a Laceration. I cleaned the area with antiseptic and washed it. Then I applied Hydroheal ( Hydrogel Wound Dressing with Colloidal Silver) and covered it with a sticky gauge, then normal gauge and then finally a crepe bandage. I did this because similar treatment was done before too when I had a similar wound in the hospital. Is covering okay?
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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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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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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. He has just almost given up hope and he doesn't know what to do now. My first 4 consecutive hospital visits covered 5 months and since then I have daily care, treatments, hospitalizations and surgeries. I really don't want more surgeries! I need another option.
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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/underneath was a deep hole and oozing. The swelling is worse and the redness is more present, while I receive sharp piercing pains from this wound going up the leg and hard form me to be on my feet because my foot swells so bad I am diabetic and have had heart surgeries.
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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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