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Could bandages actually help heal cuts faster?

Could bandages actually help heal cuts faster?

Wound care: Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymosis = subcutaneous bleeding covering a diameter ...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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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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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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How can cold therapy heal injuries faster?

How can cold therapy heal injuries faster?

Injury: Cold therapy ios best within the first 24 hours of an injury. The cold acts to numb the area, reducing pain. Additionally, the cold serves to reduce immediate inflammation due to an injury. Beyond 24 hours, however, warmth is a better means of dealing with muscular injuries. ...Read more

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How can you heal cuts or help them fade away faster?

How can you heal cuts or help them fade away faster?

Wound care: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris.Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years or don't know when you last had one. ...Read more

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Will positive thinking help my foot heal faster?

Will positive thinking help my foot heal faster?

It could: Positive thinking, if it leads to positive action can only help. Having trust in your doctor and being compliant with your treatment plan, being proactive about changes in your status help you to participate and receive the best care possible. ...Read more

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What will help my acne heal faster?

What will help my acne heal faster?

Simple treatment: Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects and causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing and avoid picking/squeezing lets nature take its course. ...Read more

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Will neosporin heal cuts faster? Please help me docs!

Will neosporin heal cuts faster? Please help me docs!

Neosporin: Neosporin has 3 antibiotics in it - use can lead to allergy in some. So consider selecting a different antibiotic ointment to help. ...Read more

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How much time bone fractures takes time to heal? Which nutrition help faster healing?

How much time bone fractures takes time to heal? Which nutrition help faster healing?

8-12 weeks : Most fractures heal over an 8 week period -sooner in younger pts and longer in older pts with underlying bone issues like osteoporosis. Vit d and ca supl may help. ...Read more

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Does bactroban/mupirocin promote healing of wounds? Does it help them heal quicker?

Does bactroban/mupirocin promote healing of wounds? Does it help them heal quicker?

Wound: Bactroban/Mupirocin are topical antibiotics. If the skin is infected then it will help the wound to heal. If no infection is present then Aquaphor ointment applied twice a day is most effective. ...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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What can help make my road rash heal faster?

What can help make my road rash heal faster?

Abrasions: The first treatment for "road rash" is cleaning the area thoroughly with soap and water and applying an antibiotic cream like bacitracin. ...Read more

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How can I help my knee heal faster?

How can I help my knee heal faster?

Knee: Listen to your doctor. Depends upon the injury. Start with rest, ice, elevation, mid compressive dressing. Progress to stretching and strengthening. If not better, good imaging may explain why its not healing and a scope for meniscus or acl, etc. May be needed. Postop follow directions, some modalities/laser/pt and omega/nsaids may help. ...Read more

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Can heat packs help heal broken bones?

Can heat packs help heal broken bones?

No: Heat will make the area feel better, but will not accelerate bone healing. ...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 help myself look better and heal faster after rhinoplasty?

How to help myself look better and heal faster after rhinoplasty?

Don't overdo: Follow instructions, avoid trauma and take it easy. Drink lots of water, and consider bromelain and arnica after surgery for bruising and swelling. Don't try to "cheat" on activity. Minimize salt and alcohol intake in the months after surgery, and consider taping your nose at night for swelling-your surgeon should be able to show you how. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can you help a wound heal faster?

How can you help a wound heal faster?

Wound Care: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris w tweezers. If material remains in wound – seek medical care. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years, don't know ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more