A 41-year-old member asked:
can cuts be infected?
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Podiatry 41 years experience
Yes: Any break in the skin can become infected.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
When will the doctors cut the cord?
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A Verified Doctor answered
After baby is out: Generally after the baby is out and the mouth and nose suctioned of mucus, the cord is cut.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
What are the differences between tearing and being cut?
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A Verified Doctor answered
Size of thecut: Episiotomies are rarely necessary. It is ok to ask that a routine episiotomy not be performed. A spontaneous tear should it occur may be smaller and less painful than an episiotomy.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Does having a desire to cut down on recreational drug use, mean that I am addicted?
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Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Means u r tuned in: As dr. Phil says" if you can identify the problem you can correct it" - same way it is imperative to acknowledge there is a problem - so great job on the same. And once you know what the problem is you will be able to ask for the help that would guide you in the correct direction. So to answer you question - there is a concern whether it is a problem will be the choices you make in future.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What do you advise if i want as much advice as i can get on infected cuts, please?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Infections.: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Use good wound care to prevent infections. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris w tweezers. If material remains in wound – seek medical care. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w
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A male asked:
Hi Dr, I've got some cuts from falling off my bike, I'm not sure if they're getting infected?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Redness: Look for redness,swellling,warmth,pain or drainage of pus at sites. These would indicate infection.
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Last updated Jun 18, 2018
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