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How to treat a shoe blister on the back of my ankle?

How to treat a shoe blister on the back of my ankle?

Blisters: Usually friction blisters should be drained raving the skin intact ( except diabetics) then avoid pressure in that area until the wound heals. Mole skin or silicone over the area can prevent reoccurance. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Subsequent to stepping on a nail, how long will it take my foot to heal?

Subsequent to stepping on a nail, how long will it take my foot to heal?

It depends: Did you need antibiotics? Was there an infection? Did you get a tetanus shot? What part of the foot? Was there any soft tissue injury? How far in did it get? Where you barefoot or in shoes? ...Read more

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How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

Protect it: Protect the injured area with metatarsal pads or a padded orthotic to wear in your shoe. May also want to add in an over the counter anti inflammatory medication if not allergic. ...Read more

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How long can a bone bruise on the calcaneous take to heel?

How long can a bone bruise on the calcaneous take to heel?

Healing your Heel.: Healing could take anywhere from several weeks to several months. The variability of time is based in part on the location and severity of the bruise. The extent to as how well you will follow the prescribed course of treatment is also a consideration. ...Read more

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How much time it take for a small burn marks on cheek to heel complete,what fasten it heeling?

How much time it take for a small burn marks on cheek to heel complete,what fasten it heeling?

Depends: It depends on what you call a small burn mark. Is it a burn or. a scar left by a burn.If it is a burn how did it happen and how deep it is or was.And if it is a scar,how old is the scar.Since we don't have information ,I advice you consult your doctor or a dermatologist to get the answer to your question ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to heal a large/open foot blister quickly?

I need some tips on how to heal a large/open foot blister quickly?

Blister: Trying to make things heal quicker than they should can be a prescription for disaster. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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How to heal a red blister on lip?

How to heal a red blister on lip?

see your dentist: You should see your dentist to make sure it is not a vascular lesion. If it is a simple blister from trauma it generally resolves in 7-10 days. Many over the counter products will work. The general rule is to keep the area clean and avoid irritation. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a blister on the roof of mouth take to heal?

How long will it take for a blister on the roof of mouth take to heal?

Up to 14 days: The rule of thumb in dentistry is that any soft tissue issue should heal in 14 days. If not you should see your dentist immediately. If the lesion is painful a laser can be used to not only help reduce pain but also speed up healing. ...Read more

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How long does a slightly cut tendon on the hand take to heal?

How long does a slightly cut tendon on the hand take to heal?

How slight?: A very small injury ca heal quickly with prompt range of motion exercises instituted immediately with some lifting restrictions. When more of the tendon is injured, concerns for rupture arise nd will prompt more restricted limitations. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a cut on a small torus on the roof of the mouth to heal?

How long does it take for a cut on a small torus on the roof of the mouth to heal?

Mouth lesion: Usually cuts epithealize in 24 hours but may take a week to 2 weeks to heal even if not infected. .In the mouth because of all the bacteria it is painful consider gargling with 1 teaspoon salt in warm water 3 x a day and brushing teeth every time you eat ,cuts down on bacteria which worsen the pain ...Read more

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How long will it take a fracture in the foot to heal?

How long will it take a fracture in the foot to heal?

Time to heal: It depends on the location of the break and other things such as medications you take, your diet, and smoking. In general, most break heel between 8-12 weeks. ...Read more

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How to reduce pain from a blister on finger nail?

How to reduce pain from a blister on finger nail?

Fingernail?: I think you mean the skin on the fingertip area? Nail material doesn't blister. Acutely ice will be the best treatment. After that anti inflammatory medications will be helpful. In the us i would recommend Motrin or alleve which are brand names of Ibuprofen and naproxen. In general wounds will heal a little quicker if you leave the blister intact. See your doctor if this doesn't improve quickly. ...Read more

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How do you remove a callous on the heels?

How do you remove a callous on the heels?

Try: to remove them with pumice stone or Emory board after you bathe. When the skin is soft it is the best time to do so. Also cream with uric acid or any emulsifying creams will also help. See a podiatrist for further evaluation. If the callus is too thick, debridement by a podiatrist is needed. also it is a good idea to have it checked out and make sure it is callus ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bubble (blister) on the heel of my foot?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt to try to get the area to open on its own. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal a scrape on the hard palate?.

2 weeks: Usually such wounds look much worse than they are in reality. Rinse your mouth with worm salt water 3 X per day. OTC pain relievers such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil will help to control discomfort. Keep a good oral hygiene. It will take about 2 weeks to heal. Do not hesitate to see your dentist if the wound does not seem to be healing well or it takes more than 2 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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How should you treat a ganglion cyst on the bottom of the foot?

How should you treat a ganglion cyst on the bottom of the foot?

First, you need to: Make sure it is indeed a ganglion cyst. Have it examined. True cysts can be drained and possibly a cortisone injection placed in there to get it to go down and hopefully stay down. On the bottom of the foot there can be fibromas, another animal entirely. But get it checked out first to make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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