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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Juno
22 years experience General Surgery
Depends: As a surgeon who sees some wounds, i would begin with just plain soap and water. Sometimes if there is debris or sticky material in the wound it may ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Simple 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
33 years experience Dentistry
No.: Peroxide may cause cellular damage and inhibit repair of tissues.
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Superfast healing: The trick is to avoid things that slow down healing. Keep the wound covered and away from open air, avoid toxic substances like peroxide, alcohol, a ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
NSAIDs: Your pharmacy will carry OTC pain medication. Avoid disturbing the extraction site since you may dislodge the blood clot and create further issues. Do ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Call his surgeon: and have him examined. The wound may be infected and needs to be checked.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
Relax : When is your next appointment?? Try to relax, dink water and get an appointment as soon as you can. You’ll be ok.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Salt water will help: Salt water is good for keeping your oral wound clean. You can also use listerine, which will kill some of the germs in your mouth. The good news is t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Ask your surgeon: It really depends on whether the wound was closed primarily (i.e., sutured up tight) or left open to heal in secondarily, something we do with really ... Read More
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