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What is poor skin healing

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
Taking Longer time: No clear-cut definitions. I use the phrase "poor Healing" when 1. The healing takes much longer than usual and 2. when good scar is not formed

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: You have a mycoplasmal chest infection and erythema multiforme until proved otherwise. It's not a perfect fit for what you describe, but this is ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Isotretinoin: Better late than never. Cystic acne won't be cleared by antibiotics. It's not for the faint-hearted but it's probably what you need. The internet is ... Read More
A 88-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
General Surgery 23 years experience
To fix or not to fix: In general, a displaced fracture in an ankle would benefit from having it repaired operatively--unless there are mitigating circumstances that would m... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Itching: Most itching is caused by dry skin. If it itches in a moist area like the groin, then using a powder like zeasorb and a otc cortisone cream may help.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Triluma: Triluma but there are others. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Pls clarify: If you are asking what to put on a laceration/cur of the skin, clean it well keep it dry and place a thin layer of neosporin or other antibacterial. I... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Archana Kayastha
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Impetigo: You may see a brownish discoloration of the skin, which may be a little elevated in the beginning (papule) and gradually fades away leaving a darker s... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Dermatologist: Anything growing rapidly should be checked out by a qualified dermatologist, and if necessary, biopsied or removed. The sooner the better.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
No: That is an old country remedy and doesn't help.

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