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How Long Does Paronychia Take To Heal
I have chronic paronchia. I also have a bottle of cleantrax consisting of oxyclorsine - would soaking in this help?
Horse hoof fungiside: It is a medicine used on horses using that product could be problematic on human skin. ...Read more
Surgical drainage: Bad paronychia (infections of the skin surrounding a fingernail) often don't respond to antibiotics since the bacteria that are causing it are walled off in an abcess (pus filled balloon). The definitive treatment is surgical, the affected part of the nail or cuticle needs to be opened to allow the paronychia to drain. If that does not help, a portion of the nail can be removed. ...Read more
Varies widely: Each wound is different and healing depends on the host's immune system, habbits (tob use), medical problems (such as diabetes, circulation problems), location of the wound and why did it start in the first place. Studies show that an occlusive and moist dressing in the way to go. Frequency of dressing changes also varies and depends on kind of wound, type of dressing and quantity of drainage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: Depending on the location sutures will remain in place between one to three weeks. After that initial stage by 4-8 weeks the area should be feeling and looking better. I always tell patients scars continue to heal and mature for one year after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neosporin: Keep it clean. Often neosporin or other antibiotic creams will keep it moist and help healing, and minimize scarring. After it is healed, applying topical silicone can help with the scar. Length of time for healing depends on the depth of the scratch and nutritional status. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5to7 DAYS/CLEAN CUTS: Cut under the chin will heal if there is no complications like infection in approx. 5to7 days if it is superficial and did not require stitches If deep it may take upto 10 days to heal without complication like infection Infected wounds take much longer to heal and may need antibiotics ...Read more
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