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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Wound: You have removed the dead tissue - that is called debridement. Healing will begin soon. To avoid infection, apply bacitracin ointment twice daily an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
As long as it's open: & not anymore than an uncovered blister, it will heal. Keep it clean, wash (scrub) it 3-4 times a day. That will get the crud off the top, may not ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
See below: Blister can easily become infected. Wash and dry the area. Apply antibiotic ointment and loosely apply a bandage or gauze. Change the coverage as it g ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
You may: Removing the rest of the skin tag is appropriate. You may wish to apply an over the counter antibiotic ointment to the raw area. For good health - Hav ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
21 years experience Podiatry
Give some time : Large toenails take anywhere from 6-9 months to be fully grown out of they have been completely taken off. The smaller toes take about 5 months to ful ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pus is infection: It is possible that there has developed some infection under the scab. You should see a doctor and have this evaluated.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): ointment to it twice a day, and keep it otherwise clean and dry. It will heal in 1-2 weeks.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Blister: You can keep it clean & dry.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Have checked,: Especially if it continues to stay a purplish color. This could be a number of things, from simple skin irritation to an infection to vascular issues. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Nail injury: Keep it clean , protect it with band aid . Keep the portion of the nail bed which is missing the nail clean , protected . Most nail injuries heal slow ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Do not stop your medicine. It will not affect healing. Watch for signs and symptoms of infection at the one site such as increasing pain, redness, dra ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on: Things like the depth of the cut, if there is a problem controlling bleeding and it the laceration keeps bulging open. If you haven't had a tetanus s ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Keep it clean by...: Washing with soap and water 1-2 times/day and applying Bacitracin ointment after washing (small amount; can buy without prescription. Cover with a ban ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
Depends: If the nail can be removed cleanly, whether partially or fully, you can try- in a clean-as-possible setting and apply some antibiotic cream and a non- ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sounds like you: have athletes foot. This is a fungal infection of the skin of the foot. Buy some over the counter anti fungal cream (athletes foot cream) and apply as ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
25 years experience Dermatology
No: Popping blisters can lead to ulceration which can lead to scarring. Cover and use topical ointment or an antibiotic until it heals.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not quite sure: of the question. dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. but, superficial cuts and skin abrasions almost always heal on their ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not melanoma: Melanoma would be IN the skin and not on the nail. No problem.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely: You may have cut enough of the stalk to deprive the tag of its blood supply, in which case the dead skin will fall off.
A 75-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Not Advised: 1) it may not be a skin tag 2) if you don't cut off a skin tag in exactly the correct place, it will hurt and bleed.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad idea: See your doctor for appropriate removal. That would diminish the chances of it returning and of getting the entire wart. Some warts are very deep. ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bleeding: The main purpose of stitches is to stop bleeding and secondarily to approximate tissue to heal and avoid infection. Most wounds will heal on thir ow ... Read More
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