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Ibuprofen And Skin Graft
I used Vaseline gauze and polyfax on mesh graft which led to clogged pores. Can i apply physiogel lotion for moisturization of 22 days old skin graft?
Probably: But best to ask your plastic surgeon ...Read more
A skin graft is surgically placed piece of skin that is used to cover a wound. It can be a full thickness piece of skin, or a split thickness skin graft, meaning not all layers of the dermis are included. They each have different characteristics, and may be used on different parts of the body. Skin grafts are often used for treatment of burns, ...Read more
Cut on leg, used bandage. Red raised area noted, removed bandage. 3 weeks since injury and area of 'cracking' skin surrounding wound. Not warm to touch or weepy, just won't heal and getting slowly larger. Tried hydrocortisone cream but no improvement?
For faster facial scar healing is it optimal for the skin to be moist or dry? These type of scars are left over after acne.
Would eucerin redness relief soothing skin cleanser gel help with red cheeks and even out my skin tone ? Would it reduce the scar redness as well ?
After removal of anal skin tags will olive oil on cotton wool on the area promote healing and soothe soreness..
Absolutely: I am a proponent of olive oil. This is a soothing oil and should be helpful. ...Read more
Joints such as the elbow, shoulder, and knee contain considerable amounts of carilage and dense connective tissue so why are the injuries slow to heal?
See below: The repair process occurs at the molecular level thus it takes a well to heal a large amount of tissue. ...Read more
Clean and cover: Localized small abrasions can be rinsed with sterile saline or warm water and soap and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Consult with your physician if you do not have improvement or develop signs of infection. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Penile implant 10/30 - pain and skin cracking w/dead skn. Body lotion&/or aspercreme? Any other recons/tips welcome for pain free recovery thx
Are dentists using fibrin glue to help close and heal the flap that was made in the palate for a connective tissue graft? Maybe better than stitching?
Dry patches on face cheeks and around the eyes. Looks like atopic dermatitis. Could be due to doing warm compresses for MGD?How to repair skin barrier
There are several products which can be used. I would suggest a major brand line cream for eczema. Use the product three times daily, Avoid immersion of face in water for more than brief time periods. An hypoallergenic facial wash and no make up products may also help
If these measures do not provide improvement, then please see your PCP.
If the rash is generalized, please see your Dermatologist. ...Read more
Which is better for red, irritated and itchy skin around the bum and tailbone: astringent like zinc oxide or moisturizer like urea/vitamin e cream?
Can I use a tinea cream (terbinafine hydrochloride 1%) and Vaseline? Vaseline to stop itching and barrier between my skin and clothes, on torso front.
Best way to treat a 3" burn from an iron? Top layer of skin (brown and puffed) torn off by a bandaid after 24 hours, leaving raw skin.
Keep it greased: Your best end result will occur if you keep it clean and protected. Any antibacterial ointment or petroleum jelly should work. Keep it greased until the area is less vulnerable, probably 3-5 days and look out for signs of infection. You may cover it to avoid transferring ointment to your clothes or to keep dirt out. Good luck! ...Read more
I have chemical burncovering whole knee surface.area is necrosis peeling off.I wash twice daily cover w silvaden gauze.Tips on faster healing?
Keep it clean: You are doing what needs to be done. Healing will take its own time and there is no way to hasten it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
3cm long wound on the knee, the wound is not very deep. Some black skin around it. Infection occured eventhough antiseptic cream applied. 2cm around t?
Infected Wound: This needs to be seen by a physician. It likely needs to have dead tissue removed and treated with antibiotics. This needs to be done right away. ...Read more
Pip reinjury.Had it in coban+antiinflamm cream for 1month.Can the skin overstretch and enlarge the flexing ridges?The skin looks aged with more ridges
Could be less edema: If you had a lot of swelling with the injury, and then it decreases u r going 2 see redundant skin ; this will give ur skin an aged look but at ur age it should b back to normal fairly fast. ...Read more
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more