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signs of wound healing properly

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Complicated process: Multiple factors involved. White blood cells and platelets travel to the site for immune system and blood clotting. Collagen fibers heal across, and n ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Phases of wound heal: The three phases are initial inflammation; second proliferation; and third, remodeling. Each of these phases can be subdivided into further divisions ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Thomae
Specializes in General Surgery
Straight answer: Although I am against the use of "weed" in general, no, weed will not effect wound healing in the short span. >10 years of smoking, in general, wi ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
Complicated answer: Certainly blood flow should be adequate, the wound should be as clean as possible if not generated in a sterile environment like the or. Nutritional ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few liquids actually: Promote wound healing. But there are some advantages to using a neosporin type cream. Also one can use certain silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) gels ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Band aids: I don't think there's enough evidence to say that bandaids slow the healing of cuts or abrasions, but it's pretty obvious that many cuts do just as we ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: Unless you become inebriated and lie on the area! it should heal well i dependent of adult beverage.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Skin/wound care: Wound care and skin care can help with abrasions. Ok to shower, use gentle soap and wash cloth. Pat dry after shower. Hair dryer your skin and wound. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Pain & redness: Increasing pain at the wound with swelling, skin becomes warm and develops spreading redness. May get bad looking drainage from the site. Sometimes pe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Basic Care: 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Osteomyelitis : Bone infection is the "deepest" kind of infection you can have. Ulcers that have burrowed through skin, muscle and other tissues can reach bone and ca ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Keep sugars: Well controlled!
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Woman in their late 40's and on need to make sure they have adequate calcium in their diets. This is even more so when you have a broken bone. Anoth ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.They can promote: healing.One always has to watch for increasing infection.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: If the redness is decreasing, it's probably getting better. I wouldn't be surprised if the boil recurs, though.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Multiple: fever, chills, wound erythema, tenderness, warmth,induration-swelling, Rubor, calor, dolor, tumor,
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
There are: Too many unknown details to answer that question accurately. Location, caliber, path bullet traveled, contamination of wound with foreign matter, co- ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
D/w your surgeon: Marijuana itself has very little effect on wound healing or recovery after surgery. Smoking, however, decreases lung function and can interfere w ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Medical marijuana: Probably not. Marijuana works as an anti-inflammatory. This means it can help with tissue swelling.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
24 years experience General Surgery
Nothing serious: Over granulation generally refers to over healing or too much scar tissue formation on the outside of the wound. This can usually be taken care of in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
28 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Weekly.: Early after surgery your surgeon may ask you to stop by frequently. After a week, sutures or staples need to be removed. Then, a check in a couple of ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Any foreign object in the skin can create inflammation or increase the chance of infection. Stitches are used if they have to be, to bring the wound ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Bone formation: Usually callus or new bone formation around fracture site occurs. The fracture line become less distinct. Beginning bone reaction (periosteal) in adu ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Can happen but: not common in all , will heal in couple of wks, and pain will go away once heals completely , don't worry you will be fine.
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