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After hernia op still having pain have tried different prescribed drugs nothing helps had u/s dr suggests it is fat pushed through gauze need help?

After hernia op still having pain have tried different prescribed drugs nothing helps had u/s dr suggests it is fat pushed through gauze need help?

Review with MD: If fat or other tissue is trapped, the ch pieces are surgical correction or nerve blockade. Because of your other medical problems, you need to review your options with your primary physician ...Read more

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Could a gauze roll be applied to a scraped injury?

Could a gauze roll be applied to a scraped injury?

Sticks!: Apply an non-stick dressing first, and keep it in place with a gauze roll. Otherwise oozing from the abrasion will make the gauze stick. Be sure your tetanus shot is up to date (if not, get it within 72 hours of injury). Keep the area clean using saline or tap water (or very mild dilute soap if dirty). Apply a light coat of Aquafor (per Dr. Dohan). Keep covered ...Read more

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What if my gauze packing comes out of wound?

What if my gauze packing comes out of wound?

Replace: The gauze packing with clean gauze. Although there are better products than plain gauze for packing a wound, if your health provider recommended gauze, it should be changed about every 12 hours to help prevent bacteria growth and possible wound infection. ...Read more

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Could I remove my abscess drain gauze?

Could I remove my abscess drain gauze?

Wound care: It is a good idea to change the dressings on a wound when they are contaminated or visibly soiled. Hopefully you have a Wound Nurse or someone you can coordinate with- since you want to practice clean technique and of course minimize any pain that might occur. I would expect too you have a follow-up with the doc who did the surgery - so I would call there if you don't have any outpatient resources ...Read more

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Should I use gauze for my minor rotator cuff injury?

Should I use gauze for my minor rotator cuff injury?

No: Ice usually works well for a rotator cuff strain. If pain persists you should see an orthopedist who will probably prescribe a short course of physical therapy. ...Read more

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How do I properly remove my gauze after circumcision?

Best way to go: The gauze is stuck because some of the blood and fluid from the cut edge dried and has stuck. Soaking the gauze really well will help a bit but for better or worse, you will have to get it off. Best trick it to then gently apply traction on the gauze and then using a finger, push the skin away from the gauze. Do not pull the gauze away. There will be a second of pain and a little blood. ...Read more

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Gauzes stuck on skin glue. How do I remove them safely?

Gauzes stuck on skin glue. How do I remove them safely?

Skin glue: Just head back to the office if whoever put the material in and just have then deal with it. I am sure they would be happy to take it off for you. ...Read more

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What can I do use polysporin and clean gauze to keep as dry as possible?

Throw it away: Polysporin is not a useful product. Worse, it is a common cause of allergic reactions. EXACTLY why would you use it? ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's a gauze alternative to put in pilonidal open wound?

Help! Need to know if there's a gauze alternative to put in pilonidal open wound?

Consult your doctor: There are a variety of wound care products each with specific indications and contraindications. There are various different types of wounds, each requiring a different type of approach for optimal healing. The type of product that one will need depends on the needs and type wound. Consult with your physician as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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Is QuikClot gauze advisable for me to carry around, with all the shootings going on everywhere?

Is QuikClot gauze advisable for me to carry around, with all the shootings going on everywhere?

No: Not unless you have training on how and when to use it. Basic first aid and CPR class are more useful for the general public. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get gauze that is fused to an open wound off? I've already tried soaking it in water.

What is the best way to get gauze that is fused to an open wound off? I've already tried soaking it in water.

Traction: With time the water will loosen things enough that you can pull the gauze off. Then clean the wound and cover it with a different product that doesn't stick to the wound bed. ...Read more

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Had a dry socket. Took out gauze with medicine on Friday. How do I care for it now? Still see some white pieces.

Had a dry socket. Took out gauze with medicine on Friday. How do I care for it now? Still see some white pieces.

Instructions: Here are the official self management guidelines from Mayo clinic
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dry-socket/manage/ptc-20305961
If having ongoing difficulties it would be worth contacting the dentist who undertook the procedure. ...Read more

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After my hydrocelectomy I tried to show and one of my stitches was broke when I was removing the gauze What should I do?

After my hydrocelectomy I tried to show and one of my stitches was broke when I was removing the gauze What should I do?

Leave incision alone: After an uneventful hydrocelectomy, doing nothing but leaving the surgical site alone by just keeping there dry would be the most reasonable care. In other words, no care is the best care because nothing can change surgical site beneath the skin after the edges of incision are approximated and sealed. More? Ask your doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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3 days after a biopsy, is it normal for the small cuts to hurt after having the gauze off of them and letting them breathe?

3 days after a biopsy, is it normal for the small cuts to hurt after having the gauze off of them and letting them breathe?

Maybe: It is unclear what type of biopsy you had, but it does sound reasonable for any open areas to sting on exposure to air. Call you dr if you have extreme redness at or around the biopsy site, or pus from the area, or fever greater than 100. ...Read more

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I had surgery to open up my cyst in my back. I have a hole. Should I air it out for a bit as it heals or keep it covered with gauze?

I had surgery to open up my cyst in my back. I have a hole. Should I air it out for a bit as it heals or keep it covered with gauze?

Open drainage: The answer depends on the underlying cause of the problem. If you have an infection it is very important that the wound be allowed to drain. Usually such wounds are managed with an absorbent dressing (gauze) and dressing changes. The doctor who did the surgery should guide you and give you specifics for your situation. ...Read more