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Home Remedies For Skin Injury From Scratching
How can you tell if a scratch wound on the skin is infected? Area around the wound is pink. Home treatment with neosporin ok?
Infected wound: If the wound is having greenish or yellow color fluid/ discharge, along with signs of inflammation like swelling, redness and severe pain; I would consider that to be an infected wound. If you have these signs and symptoms, please get help from your physician. Good luck! ...Read more
My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous. Any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?
Is levophed (norepinephrine) being used more now as a first choice of treatment for head injuries?
Levophed (norepinephrine): Norepinephrine is not specifically used for treatment of head injuries per se but it is used routinely in ICU settings for maintaining blood pressure in critically ill pt's such as those suffering from acute neurologic trauma to attempt to maintain cerebral perfusion in the face of elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a concussion jan 13th. This week having headaches only in the area that I hit my head many times a day. Headaches from my head injury? Remedy?
Post concussive: Headache, mild nausea, some dizziness and generalized aches and pains are common after a concussion. Rest and reducing activity along with over the counter anti-inflammatory medicines like ADVIL or ALEVE (naproxen) are the best treatment. It may take a few more weeks to see them resolve. If they don't get better see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itching around and beneath scrotum, which after I abrade the skin is scratch and I use cologne to clean the area. What is the cause? Treatment?
Don't use cologne!: The cause could be a lot of things - a fungal infection commonly known as jock itch is a likely cause. No one can tell you without seeing it however. Whatever the cause, cologne is only going to make it worse however. It will dry it out and irritate it more. Wash with mild soap and water. Get a jock itch powder at the pharmacy and make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is 3 months post accident and my head, neck and back injuries are still almost as bad as right after accident and now I am having shoulder and arm pain as well, what should I tell my doctors to get the best treatment? My back has not been treated at al
I've been diagnosed with an acute avulsion fracture of the fibula head. What is the typical treatment & recovery time for this injury?
Fibulae head avulsn: One needs to be concerned regarding the injury to the surrounding tissue like the PCL or posterior lateral corner. I.e. The fibulae head avulsion is the tip of the iceberg, as in jury to the other structures can lead to significant knee problems. It would be prudent to undergo an MRI to assess the total injury as treatment then is based on the accuracy of the diagnosis. Consider a virtual consu ...Read more
I have itchy rashes on arms, thigh, stomach and back. It's small bumps and when scratched (i think), turn into a "patch of wrinkled skin". What is its treatment?
Uncertain.: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
The skin surrounding my knee and on my thigh is very sensitive and hurts to touch. This happens occasionally, no injuries. What could it be, treatment?
My bro 19 yrs old. He has been diagnosed with encephalomalacia starting stages. This is due to severe head injury 12 yrs back. What is treatment? Thnx
Head injury from syncope, hostpital? About 2-3 hours ago, 33 age, male, 140lbs. Fainted hitting his head and chin on counter. Continueous headache, blurry vision, freezing like tempatures, sideways gait, his temp is 97.2 degrees ferinheit. Treatment given
Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?
Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every bowl movement, wash the area with soap and water. Dry the area well and then either rub in otc Hydrocortisone cream or vasaline petroleum jelly. This routine works great and has been extremely successful with my patients. ...Read more
Uneven Skin Tone: There are different causes for uneven skin tone, both internal and environmental. Treatments also vary widely, depending on the cause, severity and location of the patchy discoloration (although most cases of uneven skin tone happen in the face). See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neat and clean with: A pleasant disposition is the way to go. That will bring more light to our world than a lighter face. Please don't measure your self-worth by skin color. One day your opinion may reverse and you may want to darken your face. I respect the fact that you are a young and healthy and want to look attractive but who you are and what you do is the real attraction. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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