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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Maximize healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: It isn't clear what you're asking. But even if you came into contact with someone else's blood, there's almost certainly no risk at all. No need for P ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Keep: covered and application of a a small amount of antibacterial ointment (or use of "medicated" bandages will promote healing and avoid infection! Hope ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
CUT A NERVE: YOU DAMAGE A NERVE WHEN YOU CUT YOUR FINGER. NOTHING YOU CAN DO BUT WAIT. SOMETIMES WILL COME BACK 6- 12 MONTHS SOMETIMES WILL NOT SOMETIMES WILL PART ... Read More
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Dr. Francis Dysarz
28 years experience Hand Surgery
Ideally, : Ideally, a cut should be washed out and, if deep, sutured within 12 hrs of the injury. Don't glue it if you're past that, because you could be sealin ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Keep it clean: If you can see yellow fat tissue, or the bleeding won't stop, you probably need stitches. If there is no fat exposed you probably can treat the cut b ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: This is not an issue of tissue. Transmission of HIV in this fashion would be close to impossible (i always say that nothing is impossible). Stay awa ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Stuart
20 years experience General Surgery
Laceration: Is there redness surrounding the wound? Is there swelling or evidence of underlying fluid? Are you up to date with tetanus? It may be serous drainage ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It's surgeon time...: Sounds like a doctor needs to examine it to see how to remove the item and the bump. If its depth is unknown, a Hand Surgeon or a Plastic Surgeon like ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Merits an expert.: A laceration of a finger can involve some pretty important structures which control ones function (nerves, tendons, blood vessels, bone, cartilage). ... Read More

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