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Is it good for wounds to heal in a moist environment?

Is it good for wounds to heal in a moist environment?

Chronic vs acute.: Chronic wounds tend to heal with moist environments while acute wounds do just fine with dry healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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Is there a good way to make wound on my face heal fast?

Is there a good way to make wound on my face heal fast?

Simple Treatment: 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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Good of the counter medicine for open wounds to help it heal faster.

Good of the counter medicine for open wounds to help it heal faster.

Vit C and nutrition: The best therapy to improve wound healing is my optimizing your nutrition. This means eating healthy with good protein levels, including supplements with something like ensure if required. Additionally, vitamin supplementation including vitamin c can also help. ...Read more

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A small wound heal better in moist conditions or dry condition?In dry condition will a scab formed and is it good? I want the skin to grow faster. Th

A small wound heal better in moist conditions or dry condition?In dry condition will a scab formed and is it good? I want the skin to grow faster. Th

Moist: Historically wounds were treated with goal of keeping wound dry. Today we know that keeping a wound moist will allow it to heal better with less chance of scarring ...Read more

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I had a black mostly flat mole that i accidentally picked off. I know this is not good however, if a mole or spot in cancerous.. Would the wound heal?

I had a black mostly flat mole that i accidentally picked off. I know this is not good however, if a mole or spot in cancerous.. Would the wound heal?

Usually not: If you have any pigmented spot/lesion still left behind, watch it for any further changes like increase in size or change in color. If this was a melanoma it will likely recurr over the next few months. If you are really wanting to be sure, then go see a dermatologist once or twice and they will do the needful monitoring and excision, if needed. ...Read more

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I tore my labrum with a slap tear. Had surgery two weeks go, when i heal is there a good chance of playing sports again?

I tore my labrum with a slap tear. Had surgery two weeks go, when i heal is there a good chance of playing sports again?

Slap tear: Many high school, college, and professional athletes return to their sport after having this surgery. With appropriate rehabilitation you should be able to return to athletic activities. ...Read more

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Is foban cream good for facial skin healing. I have wound on the face and the doctor gave me foban cream for usage. Is foban cream good for heal? thx

Is foban cream good for facial skin healing. I have  wound on the face and the doctor gave me foban cream for usage. Is foban cream good for heal? thx

Topical antibiotic: The face has an amazing ability to heal. The use of a topical antibiotic such as Foban is rarely indicated except with proven staphylococcal infections. I would suggest a mild cream such as Nivea massaged on the wound twice daily. ...Read more

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