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is there a good home remedy for surgical wound infections that start after the stitches are removed

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Stitch infection: Remember to use some antibiotic ointment or cream over the areas but you should (must) return to see the surgeon as soon as possible for an evaluation ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Clean and dry: If the wound deteriorates after the sutures are removed, then definately call your surgeon and get in for a follow up visit. In the meantime, kept the ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyho ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
None: Most cases of sinusitis will resolve without any specific treatment. Topical (neosynephrine) or oral (pseudephedrine) decongestants or saline nasal s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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None: Do not try those. Simple OTC nystatin will help.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear infection: It is somewhat unusual to have an ear infection as an adult. There are several different types of ear infections, though, and this would need to be d ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer' ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Have it evaluated: You can certainly clean it well with antiseptic soap & coat the tea with antibiotic ointment. However, if it is as bad as you say the kid should b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
If you want: There is no need in a clean uninfected wound , but if it is an infected wound then your doctor will tell you how to manage , simple antiseptic is not ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Cleaning: A doctor would prescribe proper wound cleaning treatments. Surgically opening part of the wound to allow the infection or fluid to drain. Testing for ... Read More

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