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Is there a particular part of the blood that helps wounds heal?

Is there a particular part of the blood that helps wounds heal?

Blood and Wounds: Blood is filled with goodies that help people heal. Platelets help a wound form a scab and provide that first barrier to prevent open exposure to the environment. Growth factors in the platelets help with the healing process also. Clotting factors in the blood help the blood clot also. Then white blood cells help with fighting infection. The red blood cells continue to supply oxygen to the tissues. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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Is there any specific blood test to distinguish if any part of your body is infection with Bactria ?

Is there any specific blood test to distinguish if any part of your body is infection with Bactria ?

Bacterial infection: Bactria is an ancient geographic area. Cultures can be used to determine whether a specific bacteria will grow from the area cultured, but this may not always clearly indicate that it is causing infection. ...Read more

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My baby has popped a blood vessel in his eye and its near the main part of his eye, is there something I could do to help heal the process?

My baby has popped a blood vessel in his eye and its near the main part of his eye, is there something I could do to help heal the process?

Subconj heme: If it's a subconjunctival hemorrhage (on the white part and not symptomatic to him), best to avoid trauma like eye rubbing (sometimes difficult with a baby but could use an eye shield), severe coughing or straining, giving any blood thinners. If it's not due to a bleeding disorder (would be recurrent), then should resolve on its own. Best to have a baby's eye examined for any other problems. ...Read more

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Is it normal that you get heavy chest pain feeling after stopping from blood thinners? Is it part of the body trying to heal from pulmonary embolism?

Is it normal that you get heavy chest pain feeling after stopping from blood thinners? Is it part of the body trying to heal from pulmonary embolism?

Depends: If you were on anticoagulants because of pulmonary emboli, the concern is, are there more clots forming and migrating to the lungs? If you are feeling really ill go to the emergency room, otherwise go see your doctor or call your doctor right away and inform what you are feeling. Young adults on contraceptives are at risk for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary emboli. Once you get it, shouldnt take. ...Read more

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What i mean is, when you're pregnant and have chrons disease, what part of the blood work is affected? Does that mean that the pregnancy can't be saw?

What i mean is, when you're pregnant and have chrons disease, what part of the blood work is affected? Does that mean that the pregnancy can't be saw?

Should be ok: Many autoimmune problems improve with pregnancy due to the accommodation immunologically to the baby. It should be fine. I am not aware of the crowns affecting any of our routine bloodwork; in most cases thing go just fine. ...Read more

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I just smoked a cigarette and when i spat, a little blood came out the first few times seemingly from the under part of my tongue. what does it mean?

I just smoked a cigarette and when i spat, a little blood came out the first few times seemingly from the under part of my tongue. what does it mean?

Tobacco is bad: Do not use tobacco in any form. 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

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I have a tear near my back passage and it won't heal so every time I go to the toilet, there is always blood. What do you recommend to help it heal?

I have a tear near my back passage and it won't heal so every time I go to the toilet, there is always blood. What do you recommend to help it heal?

Anal fissure: It sounds like something we call anal fissure which is basically a tear in the back passage. I would recommend keeping stools soft and lubricating the passage. There are also certain prescription medications that can be prescribed by your doctor if needed. ...Read more