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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zbigniew Moszczynski
General Surgery 29 years experience
No. : If you have an infected pilonidal cyst without an abscess than you can try antibiotics but if abscess develops/ drainage then the best treatment is s... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Good question.: There is no definitive answer to this question since cortisone does reduce one's immune response to the infection. On the other hand, if you need to ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well : Ask your surgeon for limitations on activities. Sexual activity involving penis or vagina should not delay healing. Anal sexual activity is not advise... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Healing grafted burn: There is NO way to answer this without IN PERSON examination. Best to ask your surgeon. I doubt you would be able to sun the grafts this summer...
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Wound edge clean: All sorts of wounds?Best keep the edges clean and free of scab.Keep the area free of external detriments of healing, i'd recommend a bandage.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Superfast 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sweat gland infectio: You might have had sweat gland infection/abscess. It usually heals if not need to rule out infection with resistant bugs like MRSA. Have it cultured a... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Fibrinous exudate: Normal healing response. Should have daily bandage changes. Either wet>>>dry or preferably a wound vac
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Healing skin: Healing MRSA wound infections get less swollen, less red, begin to close up and the pus begins to diminish. There is an angriness to the tone of the s... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need more info: How are you feeling? Any fever aches & pain? Rash getting bigger? Some insect bites espec tic bites may stay swollen & red for a week but they... Read More

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