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How Long Before Getting Stitches Wet
No: Particular time needed unless you plan to put it over a surgical scar. Then you need months for it to completely heal. ...Read more
C-sectn 11days ago, little ooze on wound, on antibiotics for 2 days now. How long will it take before full recovery? What can I use to sterilize wound
Depends on how dirty: Or contaminated the wound is. Closing a bacterially-loaded wound only puts a "lid on a garbage can" and often ends up with deeper tissue infection or worse scarring/healing issues. The "golden period" for fresh wound closure is longer nowadays, and longer for facial or scalp injuries, but recent studies show that most wounds can still be successfully closed up to 19 hours. Sooner is better! ...Read more
Every situation vari: It depends on how fast you heal. If you can ovoid getting food trapped in the healing sockets you will heal much faster where you can eat normally. Eat soft foods irrigating with a syringe tip a few days after your surgery if there is a hole to irrigate. Be sure and see your surgeon for a post op visit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After having conjunctivitis, how long should I wait before putting on eye makeup if I replace it?
Healing takes time: Depending on the severity of your concussion, prior history of concussion, length of recovery from any previous concussions, it can take longer than you may think to fully recover. If there weren't any previous concussions, it depends mostly on severity of the injury itself, but 6 to 12 months recovery time is not uncommon in more severe concussions. ...Read more
Depends: This depends on many factors. Where the stitches are. Stitches in the face can often be removed in about 5 days but stitches in the leg or over a joint may need to stay in longer. Wounds that have to be closed under tension or in areas of radiation or in diabetics often have to stay in longer. The bottom line is the doctor putting in the stitches is usually the best person to know. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just removed stitches from a cut over my eyebrow . How long to keep it covered with a bandage after that and after How long can I start running ?
DETAILS!!!!!: How old a wound? Exactly how did it occur? How deep? How large? After suture removal, how does it look? Sometimes this would be left open and lubricated with AQUAPHOR OR vaseline. Sometimes it might be reinforced with bioclusive or a butterfly. WHAT DID YOUR DR RECOMMEND? Why did you stop running? ...Read more
Allergic vs Infectio: Conjunctivitis could be due to allergic reaction or due to infectious causes that may include virus or bacteria most often and less often due to other causes such as fungal or parasitic. Depending on the cause, you may be able to use cosmetics as long as they are not the culprit of your conjunctivitis. Generally, few days after the resolution of infectious conjunctivitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best to mobilize now: Being >40 has risks when it comes to pregnancy. Those risks extend to the baby as well as to the expectant woman. If she suspects she is in labor or has leaking membranes/bag of water or is experienceing odd symptoms, she should contact her ob. Also she should call someone to help her go to labor and delivery at the hospital for evaluation and monitoring of baby and contractions as needed. ...Read more
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