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macerated periwound

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Get it dryer: Maceration develops when a wound becomes too wet (like dish pan hands). In modern wound care we are trying to keep wounds moist but not soaked. Most ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Yes: Apply skin prep to the peri-wound skin and have your wound doctor change the treatment that is being done to the wound. There are numerous products to ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Too moist: Maceration occurs when the skin get overly wet and the essential oils are washed away. This predisposes the skin to more injury since it's integrity ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: I can't see your wound so i can't diagnose but it sounds like maceration. Check out http://www.Nursingtimes.Net/avoidance-and-management-of-peri-wound ... Read More
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Good or bad?: If its clear it may be healing over with a thin layer of tissue that will mature in time as either a scar or skin depending on other factors. If its w ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Too much moisture: Excessive moisture will cause maceration of the skin. Try to minimize the moisture to the area by using the appropriate wound care products and dress ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maceration = wet: If you have ever soaked too long in the tub, you may have noticed the skin around the edges of the finder nails turning white. This is maceration, and ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Smashed or crushed..: Muscle that has suffered significant trauma will loose it's typical form and consistency. It will be soft, torn and in general have a "macerated" app ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Contains myristicin: Carrot seed oil contains myristicin which is also contained in nutmeg and can cause psychosis. It is thought, however, that the small amounts of myris ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
OGFE?: You'll need to explain OGFE and re-post your question. It's not a standard medical abbreviation, and I can't even find it with a google search.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely need: an exam and possible biopsy of area, to be sure. Possibly a chronic infection. Poor healing also could represent abnormal cells (cancer).
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Definitions: The patella is the kneecap. Chondromalacia- is degeneration of the cartilage The medial meniscus- is the inside cartilage of the knee Myxoid degenerat ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Biopsy ?: If you haven't done so already, the lesions need to be evaluated by a dermatologist who may confirm the clinical impression with a biopsy-based diagno ... Read More

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