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Carrasyn Hydrogel Wound Dress Medication
Surgeon's preference: If it is clean wound, some surgeons prefer that air get to the wound, to keep it from being too moist, and allowing overgrowth of bacteria. Other surgeons don't mind, as long as it's a thin layer, like lipstick. Others say, "no way." so you should check with your surgeon. Dirty, contaminated wounds can benefit from twice daily soaking and a very thin layer of antibiotic ointment; hydrogel-no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 18 days old surgical wound One of the stitchs has yellow eschar painless and no pus. Im using fuicidin and hydrogel do I need surgcl debridment?
Yes: The effects from the hydrogel will wear off. All the best. ...Read more
I got a wax burn on my cheeks.They are very red and hurt a little. Will hydrogel dressings (which kind) and/or silicone sheets work for face?
Yes: Sometimes just frequent applications of Vaseline will work also. ...Read more
Different lenses: Soft contact lenses and rigid gas permeable (rgp) lenses are very different. The main advantage of rgp is in correcting unusual types of astigmatism. However, a person has to build up wearing time and they are initially less comfortable. Soft lenses are comfortable from the start and often can be worn longer, but may not give as crisp vision as rgp. Soft lenses are much more commonly used. ...Read more
Are there any new hypertrophic scar treatments or products available?Or are there going to be this/next year?For example microcyn(oculus hydrogel) is.
I had a corneal ulcer 4 months back & have a corneal scar now. I hv -4.5 power both eyes.Can I wear my silicon hydrogel contact lens on few occasions?
I have a acne prone skin.my doctor prescribed me benzoyl peroxide 2.5gel.hydrogel cleanser and isotretinoin does all the things can clear all my acne?
Good regimen: The skin care regimen you have been prescribed is a fairly standard combination of acne medications that typically help most people. Excessive dryness is not uncommon at the start of therapy, but can be minimized by a non-comedogenic moisturizer such as Cetaphil. Stick with it, as transient flare ups after 30 days are common but generally not recurrent. ...Read more
I cut myself and I have a wound of 1 and a half inch what medications I can take or what cream I can put on the wound ?
Had anal fislotomy on 6th march. Wound has healed up but feeling itching since 2 days. Is it normal. Should i take any medications?
Pruritus ani: It has a name but may require casting around for a cure. Try meticulous hygiene with wet wipes, even between movements. Cortisone creams may help. After that see a dermatologist or a knowledgable FP. It could be just the result of healing and require time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post op at home I had a small wound and the gave me dilodid for pain and it is not helping very much what other pain medication do you think will help?
My son 1& half years took hot porridge & got some wounds on the lips.Which medication should i get him because am worried he may be with wounds inside?
Consider function: If he is able to drink fluids without difficulty the mouth injury is likely minimal.If troubled, have him checked.There is no specific meds to use.The saliva has some enzymes that suppress germs so most of these exposures self heal.Ibuprofen as a general pain measure, chilled applesauce or Popsicle pieces are sometimes helpful.Avoid acidic juices like orange/grapefruit. ...Read more
Surgery?: That is a rather broad question. Please have this condition evaluated as soon as possible by a physician. ...Read more
Go to ER for eval.: Infection rate from cat bites is high. You may need antibiotics. If you haven't had a tetanus shot in the last 10 years or your don't know - then you will a need another tetanus shot. Get prompt care. This can quickly become a serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What pain medication is best for wound and stitches healing? And is "apligraf" something I can buy from dischem?
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