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What is the definition or description of: wet dressing?

What is the definition or description of: wet dressing?

Moist gauze: A wet dressing is something placed on a wound to keep the bed moist. Usually saline solution or a hydrocolloid gel is used to maintain moisture on the wound, increasing the ability for the healing factors to effectively close the wound. ...Read more

Wet Dressing (Definition)

A wet dressing is something placed on a wound to keep the bed moist. Usually saline solution or a hydrocolloid gel is used to maintain moisture on the wound, increasing the ability for the healing factors to ...Read more


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Wet dressing ok over stitches?

Wet dressing ok over stitches?

Generally no: Keep dressings over healing wounds dry. If the bandage gets wet, change it. You can apply something like neosporin lightly over the wound for added protection. ...Read more

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Wet dressing over stitches when showering. What to do?

Wet dressing over stitches when showering. What to do?

Change bandage: Remove the bandage over the stitches, before showering, if you have been cleared to wash the surgical site by your surgeon. If the wound is not allowed to get wet yet, then do a sponge bath or try to cover the area with plastic wrap to keep it dry first. Do not keep a wet bandage on a healing wound. ...Read more

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Wet dressing over stitches or regular dry bandaid; which is better?

Wet dressing over stitches or regular dry bandaid; which is better?

Ointment: Apply some ointment (does not necessarily need to be antibiotic ointment) and cover. You don't want it to actually be wet with water. ...Read more

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Excessive wet hands and feet, . What medication. Should be?

Excessive wet hands and feet, . What medication. Should be?

Antiperspirent: The condition is known as hyperhydrosis. Mild cases may respond to over the counter items. Rx medication is dryso. It is applied topically and can be quite effective at drying up the sweat glands in the affected areas. Effects are somewhat cumulative with improved results with prolonged use, to the pont that use can frequently be decreased once under control. ...Read more

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My aniexty medication got washed in my shorts I stopped the machine while it was filling git it out and the pills were fine not wet safe to take?

My aniexty medication got washed in my shorts I stopped the machine while it was filling git it out and the pills were fine not wet safe to take?

If I understand: Correctly - pill bottle went into washing machine. You pulled bottle out and pills did not become wet. Yes, - I would still use them. ...Read more

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What medication can I use for a wet cough while pregnant?

What medication can I use for a wet cough while pregnant?

See your doctor: Assuming "wet" means you produce sputum (phlegm) when you cough, this is something to discuss with your doctor. Whether it needs treatment at all, and with what medications, depends on the likely causes and is influenced by other things, e.g. color of sputum, fever, etc. If you are a smoker, try to stop. In any case, contact your obstetrician for her advice. ...Read more

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Is there medication for someone to live in a more humid area with psoriatic arthritis?

Is there medication for someone to live in a more humid area with psoriatic arthritis?

Moderate humidity?: Moderate humidity is good. High humidity and arid (dry) air is bad for psoriasis. Significant humidity can lead to excessive perspiration, with bacterial and dungal growth in areas prone to psoriasis and worsen the skin disease. Zinc oxide 5% found in gold bond extra-strength can help with skin disease. Otherwise, the medication for psa for joint disease can be increased. ...Read more

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Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Reflux: If no pain, then no needs no treatment. The reflux meds will help with the discomfort not so much about the frequency of the reflux. He is what we cal a happy spitter upper! Wet burps are normal. ...Read more

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I wear contact lenses for myopia. Most of the times I get eye booger every hour or so. It is wet and fluidic. What shall I do? Any medication?

I wear contact lenses for myopia. Most of the times I get eye booger every hour or so. It is wet and fluidic. What shall I do? Any medication?

Contact lenses: While this may be due to dry eyes and irritation, it is possible that you have an infection in the eye which may require antibiotics. I would remove your contacts and switch to glasses for now, and contact your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My husband with high blood pressure (managed by medication), suddenly started to sweat profusely. His shirt was wet in stomach and chest area?

My husband with high blood pressure (managed by medication), suddenly started to sweat profusely. His shirt was wet in stomach and chest area?

Other symptoms?: Any chest pain, pressure, or tightness? Jaw pain? Left arm pain? Difficulty breathing? Rapid heart beat? If he is having any of these other symptoms, he needs to be seen by a physician immediately. It could be a heart attack. If he is just sweating, is he have a fever? Keep an eye on him for any new symptoms. ...Read more

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My wife is constantly coughing and the medication she is on isn't working. It's a wet cough but the last doctor did not prescribe anti biotics. What must we do next. She is on a Multi vitamin, nose spray and antihistamine?

My wife is constantly coughing and the medication she is on isn't working. It's a wet cough but the last doctor did not prescribe anti biotics. What must we do next. She is on a Multi vitamin, nose spray and antihistamine?

Revisit or: Second opinion are needed. Not all coughs require antibiotics: 80++% of upper respiratory infections are viral. More importantly is cough control and several excellent Rxs are available. Until seen again use Delsym DB every 13 hrs if not allergic to this medicine. ...Read more

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Please doctor what drugs will I take concerning this unpleasant discharge white in colour look like a wet pieces tissue paper my virginal kind of hurt?

Please doctor what drugs will I take concerning this unpleasant discharge white in colour look like a wet pieces tissue paper my virginal kind of hurt?

Needs testing: To establish why you are having the discharge. Need to have some swabs taken and may need an examination. May be something like bacterial vaginosis which will respond to antibiotics but a variety of other infections and conditions. Best to see your doctor for an assessment and tests. They can then make a diagnosis and prescribe you something suitable. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter drug do you suggest for a heavy "wet" cough with runny nose and sneezing?

What over-the-counter drug do you suggest for a heavy "wet" cough with runny nose and sneezing?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): If you feel like you have an infection, you may want to avoid antihistamines, because they hinder you from clearing the infection quickly. Therefore, decongestants and Guaifenesin may be helpful. Mucinex (guaifenesin) d has both, but taking it at night can cause insomnia. Plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) can be taken at any hour. These are expectorants and can help you clear secretions. Your immune system does the rest; or see md. ...Read more

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My father 87 has had 5 eye injection for wet eye with drug called AVASTIN. Read this drug could cause anemia. Could this be why his hemoglobin is at 92?

My father 87 has had 5 eye injection for wet eye with drug called AVASTIN. Read this drug could cause anemia. Could this be why his hemoglobin is at 92?

No: The anemia business was when the stuff was used systemically in one particular cancer chemotherapy combination. He and his physician need to find some other cause of his anemia, which is a serious business. Avastin / bevacizumab in the eye isn't going to make Dad anemic. Is he malnourished? Stomach ulcer / cancer / colon cancer? Other cause? ...Read more

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Can grapefruit affect medications?

Can grapefruit affect medications?

Grapefruit Juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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Can a nurse administer medication?

Can a nurse administer medication?

Yes, that: Is well within the scope of practice for a nurse. ...Read more

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I'm about to take my new medication?

I'm about to take my new medication?

Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more

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Ok to take medications when fasting?

Ok to take medications when fasting?

Depends: Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.
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Can a person diet without medication?

Can a person diet without medication?

Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What medications can control appetite?

What medications can control appetite?

Several: Phenteramine is a common one, but there are many. Just talk to your doctor to see if medication is needed and which is right for you. ...Read more

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What medication will take her pain away?

What medication will take her pain away?

See doctor.: Need to know where the pain is, how much pain. What makes it worse or better, a physical exam in order to diagnose it then it can be treated. ...Read more

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Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more

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What should I do to add without medication?

What should I do to add without medication?

Don't fight illness: As physicians, we don't fight against illnesses. We treat patients with illness. We never beat illness. If you have adhd, the best treatments are medications. It's not clear why you are interested in not using medications. There are many psychological therapies for adhd, which have varying results. You can seek consultation with a psychologist who is knowledgeable about them. Consult with one. ...Read more