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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Simple 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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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Infection possible: Keep Clean with soap and water. Apply topical antibiotic cream. If it continues, see your doctor for oral Antibiotics.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Return to Surgeon: Since you recently had surgery, you should return to the surgeon who did your surgery to evaluate and treat the wound.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: It may have started as a bug bite & you are now caught up in the itch/scratch cycle. The area should be examined for a treatable cause. This is no ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Cellulitis: Painful bumps indicate inflammation, most likely infectious from skin bacteria. Put some Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment on them and ta ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellar bursitis: May be serous or sanguinous fluid. May need it drained. See your orthopedic surgeon.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Dry Lips: Try some Aquaphor ointment and apply frequently If no better in 2 weeks , go visit with a dermatologist
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Doubt Aleve (naproxen): You need to speak with your physician. This does not sound like a drug reaction. A dermatologist can clarify this.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
For a wound,: Yes
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