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Could coloplast sheets for wound care really heal?

Could coloplast sheets for wound care really heal?

Yes: Yes because it can provide for a moist wound environment and protect the wound from desiccation and trauma. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Myles
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Ileostomy (Definition)

A portion of the small intestine attached to the abdominal wall in order to be able to go to the bathroom if something happened to ...Read more


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Would an urgent care center do a skin biopsy for skin cancer if requested?

Would an urgent care center do a skin biopsy for skin cancer if requested?

No, generally not: An urgent care center is not intended to be a place where skin biopsies are done. Dermatologists, and some primary care doctors, do skin biopsies... and the patient returns to the doctor later to discuss the results of biopsies. Urgent care centers are for treating new illnesses such as a stomach flu, colds and coughs, rashes such as poison oak or hives, etc... ...Read more

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Is dermalogica a good skin care system ?

Is dermalogica a good skin care system ?

Sure: just need to use correct products in that line for your skin type ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) the best skin care?

Is aveeno (oatmeal) the best skin care?

One of many: Aveeno (oatmeal) does make good products for skin and most of them are non-comedogenic (don't cause breakouts). However, there are many great brands of moisturizers and other products for your skin. ...Read more

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Can urgent care centers do a biopsy for detecting skin cancer?

Sometimes: Skin biopsies are generally easy to do, but some urgent care physicians aren't proficient at it because skin cancer is not an urgent issue. Many urgent care centers won't have the proper processing kits to transport the tissue to the pathology lab. Call any medical facility before you go to make sure they can handle your needs. ...Read more

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Terminal ileum absorptionmultiple super ficial ulcer, ileocaecal valve ulcer, colorectal mucosa up to caecum .What treatment i need to take ?

Terminal ileum absorptionmultiple super ficial ulcer, ileocaecal valve ulcer, colorectal mucosa up to caecum .What treatment i need to take ?

IBD: Two inflammatory disorders of unknown cause affecting intestinal tract are crohn disease and ulcerative colitis.They share many common features and are collectively known as 'inflammatory bowel disease' both are chronic, relapsing inflammatory disorders of obscure origin. Fat/vitamin malabsorption are common in crohn disease. Malignant potential are present in both.In crohn response to surgery good. ...Read more

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Is dry sort of peeling skin an access for hep c?

Is dry sort of peeling skin an access for hep c?

No evidence.: If you are asking whether it can be transmitted through dry skin, there is no evidence that it can. Hepatitis c is spread when blood from a person infected with the virus enters the body of someone not infected. Usually that's due to sharing drug needles, but sometimes it's from sharing personal care items that may have come in contact with another person’s blood, such as razors or toothbrushes. ...Read more

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How to detan skin near genital organs?

How to detan skin near genital organs?

Aviod exoposure: Need to avoid exposure and keep it covered. ...Read more

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How would an aide clean the skin around a suprapubic catheter?

How would an aide  clean the skin around a suprapubic catheter?

Supra pubic catheter: 1/2 strength hydrogen peroxide diluted w sterile water or saline. Apply antibiotic ointment if the cathether was recently placedl as well. Of course check w your urologist if you have additional concerns such as increase discharge or redness around the catheter. ...Read more

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How to take care of nails, hair, skin and lips in winter season ( India ) ?

How to take care of nails, hair, skin and lips in winter season ( India ) ?

Use hydrating cream: Cold weather tend to dry up the skin. Hydrating lotions, oil or body butter will help right after shower when body is still damp ...Read more

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What skin care product is good for dry, oily skin?

What skin care product is good for dry, oily skin?

Pangea organics: Egyptian calendula & blood orange facial cleanser is really good for combination skin. You may want to try the skin care discovery kit for dry to sensitive skin, which has the cleanser, toner, facial cream, facial scrub and mask. The products are vegan, gluten-free and perfect for sensitive skin. You can find the catalogue at pangeaorganics.Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Diagonised with rectal cancer, after ileostomy reversal, frequent bm's, abcess withleakage at the surgery site. alternatives tocolostomy ?bowel trnspl

Diagonised with rectal cancer, after ileostomy reversal, frequent bm's, abcess withleakage at the surgery site. alternatives tocolostomy ?bowel trnspl

Insert drain: Ileostomy after rectal cancer is used to protect the rectal resuturing to establish continuity in the bowel. II there is some kind of abscess and leakage it can occur where the ileostomy has been reversed or at the site of the rectal suture line which may not have been ready for closure. Interventional radiology can place a suction drain to the site and left there until everything has healed. ...Read more

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Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

Best treatment for painful skin tag under tongue?

See a dentist: How long has it been there? See a dentist, especially if it has been there for more than two weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describethe sti's that get spread through skin to skin contact?

One that comes to: Mind is herpes simplex virus type 2. It can be spread even if there are no active lesions by a process called viral shedding. Human papilloma virus is also spread by skin to skin contact. ...Read more

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How to take care of open wound caused by abscess after incision under breast?

How to take care of open wound caused by abscess after incision under breast?

Sterile pressure: dressing. 1 layer of Telfa( non adherent gauze covered by 2 layer of regular gauze- cut to size and held in place by paper tape. Consult surgeon re: any antibiotic ointment on the bottom layer closest to the wound. ...Read more

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Skin care pigmentation in pregnancy. What is it?

Skin care pigmentation in pregnancy. What is it?

Melanin: It is an increase in the production of the pigment melanin during pregnancy that darkens the abdominal midline and deposits in any previous scars. ...Read more

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How does a mom care for the skin around baby's gastrostomy tube?

How does a mom  care for the skin around  baby's gastrostomy tube?

Easy: Keep it clean with soap and water. Use whatever type of baby wash you would normally use. Sometimes a crust developes this can be wiped gently with warm water several times a day. This is common when the tube is new. After several months the tube site will become lines with skin (epithelium) and be much easier to care for. ...Read more

Dr. Maritza Baez
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Skincare (Definition)

Skincare is a term that describes simple routines to clean, moisturize, ...Read more