Answers in 'Wound care'
Abcess burst on its own. Surrounding lump now flatter,but hard.not painful or grown any larger. Do I need to see the specialist to drain or cut it o?
Bump start two days before doctors.PA thought it was shingles or cellulitis.Bump got bigger.Lymph nodes inflamed.Black and blue now. What is it?
Could a healing cellutitis get a bump?
Can you get rabies if a vaccinated dog scratch a rodent trying to come through the wall and hours later scratched you and drew blood. This was 1mo ago?
Can you get Hep C from a public bottle of liquid band aid? A barber cut me and applied an open public bottle of liquid band aid.
Day 6 on Bactrim antibiotics for cellulitis on my tush. Is it normal for skin to peel and bleed? Does this mean it's healing ?
Does cellulitis get worse looking over time if not treated? How so?
Every now and then I get paper cut like tears between my vagina and anus. Can I use neosporin to help heal it? It gets itchy but usually it's at night
Gushing nosebleeds that last 20 mins or longer when I wash my face or shower & at random. I have had 7 in the past 3 days. No scabs visible in nostril?
Hi, I'm looking for dermatologists in my area who specializes in dissecting cellulitis of the scalp. If you could provide any information please?
Hand laceration 3 wks ago. The glue&scab has fallen off but hurts to touch it::Flex hand. Stiff pinky & uses hand alot. A problem or needs more time?
Had a bone fragment removed in my gum. a month after teeth removal. Dentist cauterized it and i see a black scab on my gum.Been there for 3 weeks know?
How to remove gauze from open wound?
Hello few days ago I received a few stiches(Number 2) and doctor sai it should be taken after 12 days but after 12 days I will be traveling,what to do?
Hi, I burnt myself with a deodorant and basically a blister has formed in like a bubble with clear liquid in it (ew) - How shall I treat this?!
Hello Dr. Adberg,
I have a very small scab like red spot on my right breast just above my areolla. I am concerned because I did some research online a?
Had a large local reaction to vaccine I had 5 days ago. Swelling and redness gone down but I still have a slightly warm red area. Scared of cellulitis?
How soon would cellulitis be apparent after getting a cut::Injury::Etc?
Help I got circumcised in age 12 and it was Monday and today was Friday yesterday I have a problem the bandage won't be removed no matter what it hurt?
Had a Sebaceous cyst removed from my groin today. The wound is left open with bandage. How is the aftercare procedures?
Hi, I have Capillaritis, (Occasional) Venous Ulcers and high blood pressure, would you say they are connected, i am a 38 year old woman in good health?
Hello. I am 18 years old and have noticed a scab-like indentation in my skin. It is located On my left side near my waist. Should I be worried?
Hey good morning , I cut myself shaving just right under my nose and the cut kind of ripped my skin. How long do you think it'll take to heal?
I swam in a freshly chlorinated pool with an open wound nowith it is greenIsh yellow and has redness surrounding it what do I do?
I am experiencing limb spasms. I had cut my finger on metal 5days ago and received a tetanus shot. Now I have leg spams.
I have a place on my face. That appeared before a couple of years ago and went away. But last week it came back it looks like a scab.
I am a head shaver. Back in April I visited the Dominican & 1 day I forgot to put on sunscreen. For weeks my head was peeling & now this area is lighter toned then the rest of my head. The skin here is discoloring like after a scab is peeled off. ?
I have some facial scars in my face because of acne problems. They are very visible. I'm wondering if a cream with kelocote would help to recover. tks?
I have painful sores on my scalp and in my right ear that scab too?
I have these spots that are pooping up all over me. They look like bug bites, but they dont itch and the skin oeels. They ooze clear liquid then scab?
I cut my finger at work and had it wrapped. It was still bleeding at the time. I would like to know if I will need stitches.
I have three bit looking things on my leg they have pus coming out of them and white with red around them?
I had surgery 6 weeks ago in my foot now the scar is turning a dark purple almost black color. Why? no problems healing until now
I have 5-7 lumps on my neck, behind ear, spine. they start out like a small hard lump or large lump and scab over. im 22. is this cancer? it dont hurt
I had red itchy spots on my shoulders about a month ago that turned into scabs but went away. Now they are back on my side without me touching them??
I was running and wore a pair of cotton yoga pants that had a hole in the thigh area. After running for 40 minutes, it rubbed my leg raw. The sore is uncomfortable on the inner thigh. How to care for the wound? I have skin allergies with bandages.
I have an open cut on my hand and i washed my hand alot with soap in these 6days (more than 6times in a day) is this will cause serious diseases?
I have a super small red scab underneath my areolla that doesn't hurt or itch. Can't feel a lump. Been there about a week?
I have a super small red scab like spot on my right breast underneath the areolla. Doesn't itch or bother me. Been there for about a week?
I had laparoscopic gallbladder surgery 9 days ago. I've had red itching around the steri-strips sites comma and now my torso has a ras?
I am experiencing leg pain. The following also describes me: Cold feet. I fell from my bike just over a week ago and badly bruised my left thigh with a hematoma and scraped and bruised my right shin up to the knee. What should I do?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, red or bluish purple) around healing shin wound. ?
I don't know if I have herpes or if I have razor bumps and scabs from having to much sex and masturbating. I have been with the same girl for 10 month?
I cut my finger almost completely off, it was stiched back on 5 days ago. What should i use to clean it?
I was training my dog today, I was working on a sport called earthdog. My hands were dirty, I cut myself on a cage holding a rat inside. The cut sli?
I think I have human parasite worms my legs are swollen they said it was cellulitis but I don't think that's what it is I've been having rings and my ?
Is it a cold sore if there is no weeping fluid and it starts to scab and heal over right away?
I've been treating my cellulitis for about 2 days now redness and swelling is starting to go down but bruise it's starting to appear is this normal?
I have a pea sized rock like knot in my stomach above umbillical incision from over 15 years ago?
I just had my left knee replaced 10days ago. Two days ago all around my knee started breaking out like hives and itching like crazy. I have had my rt ?
I had mediastinoscopy and bronchoscopy last Friday. I took bandage off today and have a good sized lump where incision is.Also no voice. What's wrong ?
I had bilateral inguinal hernia repair March 9 this year. Female. Open incision on both sides. Numb from incision to thighs. Extremely swelling in ?
Iv'e also have bump on the upper arm on the left side....i have popped the bump and it's came out greenish or brown looking..it is also sore there around it with the bump still there and been feeling tired and and sick feeling?
I cut myself yesterday with a hand saw on my finger. I was cutting some copper. Put a bandaid on it because it wasn't a big cut. Today I took the band?
If I cut my finger on a can, can I wait 24 hours to go get a tetanus shot? My last one was 10yrs one month ago.
I have been on clindamycin and am being treated for cellulitis ,all or most has drained out but the area looks bruised around the drainage holes, will?
I have an open wound on my face and it started to turn into a scab but got ripped off. Will Neosporin help this heal fast?
I popped a. Pimple and it grew over night into a big scab so I started usuing peroxide and over night it turned into a scab the whole size of my chin ?
I have a bruise colored lump on the back of my earlobe right under one of the piercings in my ear the lumps sore to touch what may this be?
It was a scratch then it scabbed. Only a tiny part of scab never fell of and skin grew over it. looks like a small mole. Do I scratch off?
I just removed stitches from a cut over my eyebrow . How long to keep it covered with a bandage after that and after How long can I start running ?
I was told I have cellulitis on my groin. I have been on antibiotics for 7 days with no signs of pain or swelling going away.
I had my sutures removed this morning, 2 weeks after surgery. Felt ok earlier but now my incision is more painful than it has been since my surgery. ?
I burnt my hand while making candy a couple days ago. How long should I wait to tan? Will being in the sun affect my burn?
I have a crazy rash that has been going on for 8+ months.
Healing spots filling with granules to heal have a flesh string around them, normal?
I got bit by a spider about 20 years ago.shower i put a bar of soap and a wash cloth and and used it on the bite it .it got real pusy and a rash started to travel inside the bite.it i get bad rashes that startes on the bite when im hot its worse??
Just cut my finger on a tin can. Last tetanus 11 years ago. Should I be worried?
Large area of sunburn mid back 3rd day hot red, to painful to touch, small goosebump looking lumps all over it hc45 made skin burn worse aloe no help?
Long cut on left leg not so deep but won't stop bleeding. I don't know if it's already with a scab or if that's my skin. No money for hospital. ?
Lip cellulitis diagnosed last Wednesday. IM injection of 1 gm of rocephin and 8mg of decadron. 500mg tid since last Thursday. 5 days of 50mg predni?
My dog bit my hand pretty hard but not enough to puncture my skin. shortly after there was a stiff feeling ontop of my hand and a feeling like I scrap?
My 2yo son went to hospital start of may with cellulitis, he has more lumps on his legs and we are able to get pus from them. Do we need antibiotics ?
My cold sore isn't going away - it's been nearly 3 weeks and I'm on Valtrex right now. New blisters form after scab comes off every time. What to do?
My boyfriend was bite by a spider and was giving steriods. Now it is leaking a brownish (bloody) discharge. Is this normal?
My toe has a thick scab in between the small and 2nd to last toe. Used to be athletes feet years ago. Now when I wear certain shoes it hurts severely ?
My freckles occasionally scab up. The bumps are darker then normal freckles and will peel off. After a few days::Weeks the freckle will come back?
My sister was just treated with cellulitis on her left foot. And now the skin around that area is getting off.
My pimples no longer flatten out, develop, a scab, and heal after being popped. They are chronically inflammed. What is causing my pimples not to heal?
On my spinal cord on neck I thought it was a pimple about 6 weeks ago popped it then scabbed but now it won't heal and the scab bigger then a inch?
Palm laceration a week ago under pinky finger. That finger is stiff and hurts sometimes when using my hand. Should I be concerned? Dermabond used.
Picked a pinhead size dark scab thing off back of thigh. Visited farm 2 weeks ago. Chances of that being a tick on my leg the whole time?
Skin tag burned off is now a black dot scab with pink scar around it the scab ripped off halfway and bled but is still attached do I rip off the rest?
Squeezed pimple (very bad i kno), scabs fell off leaving red::Pink marks. Will it go away? How long will it take to blend into my normal skin?Crying :(
Thin, 15cm long red line on foot. Maybe from shoe? No fever, no pain. Marked it w ink. Had cellulitis there 9 months ago... What should I watch for?
Taking Septra and using bactroban on Impetigo. Its not crusted looks like pink, light brown peeled skin. Do they still need to covered with bandages?
Tomorrow will be the end of the 1st full week of my vac therapy. Since starting the vac I've been freezing and run down. Is this common?
Using bactroban ointment 3 times daily and changing bandage. How do you know when staph lesions no longer need to be covered with bandages?
UTI, cellulitis and lost about ten pounds within a week. Was tested last year for diabetes and told pre-diabetic. Should I retest? Are these symptoms
When its safe to shower the head,when there is a stiches on the forehead,and 48 hours already passed?
What is the definition or description of: Minor vaginal laceration?
What is the definition or description of: Puncture wound of the mouth?
What virus acts like cellulitis?
Which snake bite is most venomous? Coral snakes, rattlesnakes, copperheads, and the cottonmouth?
Would minor cellulitis go away on its own?
What dosage of azithromycin should be used for a second bout of cellulitis?
What is the definition or description of: Puncture wound of the ear?
What is the definition or description of: Skin burns?
What is the definition or description of: Eyelid laceration?
What is the definition or description of: Mouth laceration?
With a diagnosis of cellulitis on my big toe, is a prescription of doxycycline 100mg twice daily appropriate? It's still painful after 48 hours of med