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How can I heal broken skin faster?

How can I  heal broken skin faster?

Cover it.: Skin heals faster in a warm, moist environment because the skin cells can migrate faster. So wash the affected skin gently every day with a mild soap and water, and keep it covered. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymosis = subcutaneous bleeding covering a diameter ...Read more


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Can anything be done to help bruises heal faster?

Can anything be done to help bruises heal faster?

See answer: Once you injure yourself and start to develop a bruise, you can immediately put ice on the area to keep the swelling down in an attempt to have less blood leak under the skin. The less the size of the bruise, and the less blood, it will heal faster. Other than that, nature must simply take its course and time will heal the area. ...Read more

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Whats the fasted way to heal you finger nail bruise?

Whats the fasted way to heal you finger nail bruise?

Can't speed it up: Unfortunately you can't speed-up the bodies healing process however if your injury is acute draining the blood from under the nail will relieve some of the pain this procedure can be performed at any emergency room or doctors office. ...Read more

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Best way to quickly heal torn muscles?

Best way to quickly heal torn muscles?

Depends on which: Muscle and how torn (complete verse partial). The quickest way is surgery, but that is not always appropriate. We would need more info to decide whether immobilization, bracing, waiting or surgery would be appropriate. A partial tear of a calf verse a complete tear of a bicep, worlds apart in treatment. ...Read more

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How can you quickly heal bruises on knuckles?

How can you quickly heal bruises on knuckles?

SImple means: With injury to our tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more

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How to get wounds on the face to heal faster?

How to get wounds on the face to heal faster?

Simple Care: 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. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Which things can I do to make my broken ankle heal faster?

Which things can I do to make my broken ankle heal faster?

Follow instructions: Time will heal....(make sure your vitamin d levels are within normal range.). ...Read more

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What are fast ways to heal a puncture wound?

What are fast ways to heal a puncture wound?

First Question:: When was your last tetanus shot? If it has been >10 years or you don't know - than you need another one. If you have a particularly nasty puncture wound - you may need one if it has been > 5 years. Wound should be cleaned with soap ; warm water (antibacterial soap is good). It should be kept clean ; dry. If it becomes red, hot, swollen, has purulent drainage, red streaks - you need med tx asap. ...Read more

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Any way to make bruise on forehead go away faster ?

Any way to make bruise on forehead go away faster ?

Takes time: Usually icing the bruise initially for first 24 hrs then followed by warmth or heat to help reduce bruise faster. ...Read more

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How to heal something the fastest? Neosporin?

How to heal something the fastest? Neosporin?

Vaseline.: I know it sounds too simple but there was actually a study performed that compared neosporin with plain vaseline petroleum jelly to determine wound healing time and also risk of infection. Vaseline was actually just as good as neosporin. Also, a side note is that neosporin and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) can produce an allergic contact reaction in some people! ...Read more

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Could you make bruises heal faster?

Could you make bruises heal faster?

SImple means: With injury to our tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more

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What can help make self injury wounds heal faster?

What can help make self injury wounds heal faster?

Eat healthy: Hopefully, the self injury wounds are not an ongoing event. The affected person will seek professional mental health treatment asap. Making sure the person is healthy otherwise, getting rest ; eating a well-balanced diet is essential. The wounds should be kept clean and attended to daily if they are severe ; followed by the appropriate medical provider as needed. ...Read more

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Bruised from roller skating, what can I do to heal the bruise quickly?

Bruised from roller skating, what can I do to heal the bruise quickly?

Rest: Bruises are best treated with ice, compression and rest. The ice when used quickly will reduce local tissue swelling and ongoing damage. Beyond the acute phase it simply will take time. The length of time depends on the amount of soft tissue damage. ...Read more

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How do you stabilize broken bones on way to er?

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How do you stabilize broken bones on way to er?

Splinting: Anything long and stiff can be made into a splint to hold broken bones stable. Books, brooms, and cardboard boxes have all been used. Sometimes it is just as easy to leave the bones in place and not move it at all. Splinting should also be done without moving the current position of the broken bone, even if it looks odd. In some cases, straightening can cause damage. ...Read more

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What can I do to help bruised ribs heal faster?

What can I do to help bruised ribs heal faster?

Natural timing: With injury to our tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more

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How to heal a broken heart?

How to heal a broken heart?

Time and prayer: I am sorry for your hurt. It is generally helpful to talk to a friend or trusted family member. Please remember that it will get better and you need to keep busy. It would be good to participate in your family's holiday activities. Prayer is more helpful than is usually realized. Wishing you a speedy recovery, a happy new year and happiness always! ...Read more

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How to heal a cut faster?

How to heal a cut faster?

Rest, don't pick.: How long a cut takes to heal depends on where it is on your body, and how deep it is. If it is in an area of movement, like over a joint or is widened when you use the muscles under it, then movement will keep it from coming together. Clean it with mild half strength soap, and cover with Bacitracin twice a day. Don't pick. Avoid moving the affected part ( a splint may be required). ...Read more

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Sore pec from weight lifting, how to get it to recover quickly?

Sore pec from weight lifting, how to get it to recover quickly?

Muscle Injury: Time is always best for healing. The other is rest. To not use the muscle in any strenuous way while healing is the very cornerstone in healing. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more