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Knee wound. Laceration with 5cm diameter, a bit deep. Disinfected it with betadine, water/soap. It formed a green layer, that came of. How to treat?

Knee wound. Laceration with 5cm diameter, a bit deep. Disinfected it with betadine,  water/soap. It formed a green layer, that came of. How to treat?

Lacerations: Ideally lacerations to the body should be closed within 12 hours but there are exceptions. It sounds as if you're far out of this window. You should monitor for signs of fever, redness, discharge, or severe pain. I would still recommend seeing a medical provider to evaluate your wound and make sure your tetanus status is up to date. ...Read more

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What is a SOAP note?

What is a SOAP note?

Medical Note: S= subjective, O = Objective, A = Assessment & T = Plan. ...Read more

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How does oilatum soap work?

How does oilatum soap work?

Soap: All soaps work essentially the same way. They are a fat/oil mixed with color, fragrance or not. They can be harsh or gentle. Oilatum is gentle and leaves an oil based moisturizer on your skin. Most people love it. ...Read more

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Savon soap is good for face?

Savon soap is good for face?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Best antiacne soap in market?

Best antiacne soap in market?

Soap not the answer: Acne is a major chronic disease that in spite of what anybody may have told you is not the result of your diet or your poor hygiene. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only thing you can buy yourself that can do much. Failing this, get with your physician. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical agent like clindamycin, or something stronger will be able to clear you -- depends on what's right for you. ...Read more

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Is lava soap good for the face?

Is lava soap good for the face?

Sometimes: Lava soap has abrasive inclusions which can help remove deeply seated deposits on the skin. The face is a little delicate and may respond with reddening and tingling. Lava soap was designed mostly for use on the hands. But an occasional scrub with lava soap on the face should do not harm. ...Read more

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Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

NO: Not unlesss you are allergic to soaps or coloring. ...Read more

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Can I use soap on my skin if mild?

Can I use soap on my skin if mild?

Yes: Skin cleansers with pH 6-7 are best. Ivory is 10. That is very caustic.You will like it if you have tough, greasy skin. Some "anti-bacterial" soaps are high ph. Soaps for dry or sensitive or elderly skin are made by dove, olay, eucerin, cereve, neutragena, and several others. "antibacterial" soaps are no better than others at reducing germs on skin. ...Read more