A 26-year-old female asked:
i am concerned about a deep abrasion injury on my big toe getting infected. i have been washing with warm water/salt and dressing with supiroban and wound powder. toe is swollen but no redness/heat. wound oozes a clear fluid.
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Abrasion: If no redness and toe is not oozing, this sounds that there is not yet infection. The toe will become increasing painful if infection starts. You can apply Silbecor to help with healing in stead of Supiroban. Supiroban, helps to prevent infection but can prolong healing.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What is the best wound care for a necrotic diabetic foot ulcer?
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Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Is eye transplant possible for blindness due to head trauma or eye injury?
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Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Not quite yet...: We're getting better but if the brain's visual centers are damaged or the optic nerve is destroyed there currently is no method for repair. If the injury is limited to the retina only - the possibility of a retinal implant theoretically exists. We've still got a long wait for this capability.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Could ankle swelling that gets very painful during exercise be a sign of congestive heart failure?
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends: If it's one ankle, then it's a sign of an ankle injury.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Can a toe fracture cause nerve damage to my toe?
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Can you make a full recovery from trimalleolar ankle fracture with dislocation?
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Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
It depends.: An ankle fracture that heals in perfect alignment usually leaves little or no impairment. Some individuals may be left with post-traumatic arthritis of the ankle joint, continued pain, or a tendency for recurrent ankle sprains. Fractures of the weight-bearing portion of the tibia have a more guarded prognosis, since any change in the anatomic position of the fracture fragments is likely to result in long-term post-traumatic arthritis.
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Last updated Apr 27, 2020
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