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Band aid contact lens

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 32 years experience
Bandage contact: A bandage contact lens is used to help corneal abrasions heal and tp keep the patient more comfortable. If this has healed you no longer need the cont... Read More
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Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Yes: As the eye heals after an abrasion, vision can be blurry. In addition, the lens can get cloudy as well due to medications and mucous. It is safe to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 57 years experience
No: Although contact lenses can aid in correcting unequal vision in the two eyes, contact lenses do not change the actual size of the eyes..
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Keep it clean: Moisturize it if dry and chaffed, then apply hydrocortisone 1% OTC twice a day for few days, avoid the band aid, if that doesn't help see your doctor
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Uncertain: Don't know where you stitches are or what type of problem you received stitches for. Often people are asked to keep stitches covered for 24 to 48 hour... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: Don't put bandaids in your rectum.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
With: A dressing prevents contamination and friction/reinjury to the scrape, so it would heal faster and with less risk of infection.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Change daily till he: Change daily till the wound is healed and take off.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 38 years experience
Yes and No: When our protective skin is injured/opened, then the delicate internal environment is exposed to the harsh external environment. Covering it with a c... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 46 years experience
Covered.: When i was a kid, the conventional wisdom was "leave everything exposed to the air." however, studies have shown that cuts and scrapes heal faster whe... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Germs require a favorable environment to survive. I can't imagine any germ that was subjected to microwaves for a minutes surviving long enough to inf... Read More
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