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Can I Put Concealer On My Scabbing Facial Cut
Hey I am in the scabbing stage of my cold sores do I want to dry it on and put nothin on it or put abreeva stuff like on it ?
Healing : Once the cold sore scabs, it is no longer infectious. It also means that abreva and other medications will not shorten the healing time by very much at this point keeping it most by using a chapstick, blistex, or other protective agent will help it heal better, just not a lot quicker. It will also feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rashes that are scabbing on stomach and back then developing hives on face ? What are the treatments and causes
Infection: I would have the reach cultured to rule out staph or strep infection. ...Read more
I have a surface wound under my breast. I recently had a breast enlargement. The cut has bound but this wound is not scabbing to heal. What can I do?
Return to Surgeon: Since you recently had surgery, you should return to the surgeon who did your surgery to evaluate and treat the wound. ...Read more
Will foban delays the time of scabbing of a wound on face? I want the wound to have scab as soon as possible. Soshould i use foban cream or do nothin?
Wrong question: Throw away the foban. A scab is NOT desirable for best healing. Lubricate with vaseline or Aquaphor. Water is good for it. No antibiotic or antiseptic is of the slightest benefit except as lubrication. They may cause allergic reactions. Wounds heal better without any of them!!!! ...Read more
Scabbing and pain with cuts in the nose also skin irritation and bloody noses what could this be and what can I do?
Infection&congestion: Probably you have a bad sinus and nostril infection. Besides keeping it clean , dry, apply neospotin ointment for now. If congested take some decongestants . If not improving , you must a doctor for evaluation and possible antibiotics, before you get complications. ...Read more
Cold sores: See your dentist for an examination to make sure they are just cold sores. Your dentist can then recommend treament to help alleviate any discomfort you are having. ...Read more
Have had a raw skin/cut on my ear for a while. Nothing heals it. Just keeps scabbing, burning and bleeding. Anything i can do?
Non-healing wound: If you have a spot on your ear that is not healing and keeps scabbing for a while, it should be checked out. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist, plastic surgeon or ENT doctor to check it out and rule out any other issue like underlying infection, etc. It may also need a biopsy. ...Read more
Two weeks ago i had swelling of the eyelid. it went away 2-3 days later. Now the corner of my eye Keeps scabbing after each time Washing my face. Why!
One eyelid or two?: Unilateral swelling needs to be investigated. Look for underlying symptoms. Has your thyroid been checked? What other medical, eye, skin, environmental allergy conditions do you have? If it peels, have your doctor look at it and advise, refer to eye doctor too as corner scabbing isn't normal. They will view it under a slit lamp microscopy and diagnose it properly for treatment. ...Read more
Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. The defect will fill in some as it heals. ...Read more
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