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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
Podiatry 22 years experience
Swelling: Not a lot of information from your question. Going to presume the weeping is clear liquid in which case it's likely that the wound is near a swollen l... Read More
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
Part of healing: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the... Read More
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 15 years experience
Healing: The body will naturally try to heal itself. Swelling is a normal reaction by the body, but excessive swelling (weeping) could be an infection. Let y... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Deaths, Flu vs Guns: The CDC estimates 36,000 deaths per year due to the flu, although the exact number will vary greatly from year to year depending on the severity of th... Read More
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Guns>flu: In 2010 the cdc saysthere were 31, 513 gun deaths in the us suicide 19, 308; homicide 11, 015; accident 600. With regaurd to influenza the cdc is mu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
About a week: Most circumcisions will heal in about a week, depending on the method used. Those done with a plastabell often take a few days longer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
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Sore bottom: Small tears are very common, especially with a first baby. Most women require a few stitches. Larger tears may require stitches in the muscles of th... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Aqueous humor: It is the fluid in front of the lens. Not tears.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Yes: All open wounds need to be dressed with an appropriate dressing. You may need a wound specialist to determine the cause of the weeping. This has a b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Sorry to: hear that..It will have to heal ?by secondary" means (Gradual "filling in") thus leaving (usually) a prominent scar! REPORT THIS TO THE PRACTITIONER ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Urine is Sterile: Nothing. Urine is sterile. It is free of disease or other dangers in general.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Shoulder labrium: Posterior and superior labrium tear to the shoulder. Usually a degenerative tear of the shoulder joint.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
That is a: rather broad question and begs many answers depending on specifics. Generally, one treats a wound to maximize the individual's inherent healing rates... Read More
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