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Care Of Wound After Circumcision
Are stitches needed after a circumcision on an adult? Will there be stitches used after a circumcision?
Yes first find out: how your surgeon wants to treat. Of course most of these wounds will heal with time as most of them are superficial . First control if you have metabolic problems like diabetes etc , keep the wound clean by irrigating with saline , clean dressing , wear braw not let wound separate, Eat good balanced diet and will heal ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are many treatments for diabetic wounds, depending on many factors, such as depth, infection, over all size. Sometimes treatment is by debriedment of the bad tissue and then application of wound care products and dressings. If needed antibiotics may be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Any problems having stitches underneath a temporary (1-2 weeks) cast? Seems like a good way to grow bacteria near a wound (though the wound is bandaged and I'm on 7-day prophylactic,oral antibiotics)
Clean and cover: Localized small abrasions can be rinsed with sterile saline or warm water and soap and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Consult with your physician if you do not have improvement or develop signs of infection. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Few liquids actually: Promote wound healing. But there are some advantages to using a neosporin type cream. Also one can use certain silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) gels and seaweed extracts, but those are typically only obtained by prescription. Do not put hydrogen peroxide on a healing wound! only use it to initially clean a wound. It kills the tissue that was placed down to heal it. Unsure of your documentation question, be specific. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The frequency of wound care depends on the type of surgery, location of wound, size of wound, type of closure, and other information. You should consult your surgeon for their specific instruction . Causes of concern for a wound infection include fevers, pain and redness of area that is worsening, and pus or odor from incision area. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
After dermabond is peel off from wound will there b scar of wound or after how many days skin become normal?
High Strength: The sutures (stitches) are usually stronger than the skin. The secret to a good repair is layered closure with sutures of the appropriate strength. Smaller stitches are not as strong, but are less likely to leave a mark. Be very careful to prevent further injury to the area. If the stitches pull through, delayed wound healing and a bigger scar are likely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Its Mupirocin Ointment 2% a good treatment for inflammation of the ureter because of Male circumcision ?
Antibiotic Ointment: Mupirocin (Bactroban)is an Antibiotic ointment for local use and is often used to prevent or treat localized infection following male circumcision.It only prevents or treat local infection around Glans or urethral meatus and not ureters which are two tubes higher up from kidneys to urinary bladder ...Read more
Wound to finger which required 3 stitches (stitches now removed for over a week)have used Bacitracin ointment on wound for 14 days - is this safe?
Not used alone!: A wound vac in itself, is not used for a wound infection. However, combined with the appropriate antibiotics and debridement of dead/macerated tissue, the wound vac helps in preventing the pooling of body fluids within the wound site, minimizing the progression of an infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wound not heal DM: This is classic problem in DM. Please show to your Dr. and get proper treatment. It is dangerous. ...Read more
My 21-mo son had a circumcision revision closed with Dermabond only. Majority of glue fell off by day 2 and I can see edges of wound. See surgeon??
Incision: Dear abound is used in place of stitches to allow edges of wound to approximate and is also a transparent bandaid. It does not sound likely that there is a problem but would follow up with the surgeon ...Read more
Is there a good home remedy for surgical wound infections that start after the stitches are removed?
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