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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
21 years experience Podiatry
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
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
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
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Wounds: There are many types of wounds. Some of the major categories of wounds are: trauma, surgical, venous, arterial, neuropathic, burns and pressure. The ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many types.: Wounds may be caused by localized or systemic factors. Wounds may result from: neuropathy, venous disease, sickle cell, diabetes, pressure and trauma ... Read More
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
More types: Autoimmune, infectious, malignant are other considerations. By the way, diabetic is not truly a cause but rather it causes loss of sensation (neuropa ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: Wouldn't want to guess, anyway. Best if examined, either in-person or online. You have posted your question on our free, public, informational forum.. ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: A shallow wound where the bleeding stops easily, where the skin does not gape, where the fat under the surface is not exposed or the cut is no longer ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bacitracin: You can try Bacitracin cream.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
28 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanlie Lottering
Specializes in
Retear: There is always a possibility of re-tear. It is important to follow the aftercare plan your specialist adviced. Do all your physio sessions and wear ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: A meniscus is a structure that is made of cartilage and serves as a cushion between two bones. The knee has two: one medial and one lateral. Sometim ... Read More
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends where: The bullet entered, the caliber and proximity the injured person was to the weapon. A bullet wound to the head is treated differently than one to the ... Read More

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