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Is there more than one good way to treat puncture wound on the face?

Is there more than one good way to treat puncture wound on the face?

Get seen ASAP: Without more info it is impossible to give detailed instructions...However puncture wounds can be serious, don't overlook them. They can cause infection, including tetanus, and/or cause damage to deeper structures. ...Read more

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Puncture Wound (Definition)

A wound created by something sharp penetrating. Example a needle, a knife, a nail ...Read more


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Is there more than one good way to treat broken elbow?

Is there more than one good way to treat broken elbow?

Depends on fracture: For most elbow fractures, cast immobilization works well. Unfortunately, to obtain the best result, some fractures with displacement especially in the growth plate may require open reduction and fixation for the best longtime results. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat neck fracture?

Is there more than one good way to treat neck fracture?

Yes there are?: It depend on the kind of the fractures, some we treat by collar, some we treat with halo fixed to the skull, some we apply traction on them to get them corrected and some we have surgery on. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat corns?

Is there more than one good way to treat corns?

Corns: Corns and calluses can be treated with many types of medicated products to chemically pare down the thickened, dead skin. These products are share the same active ingredient -- salicylic acid, the ingredient used in over-the-counter wart-removal products. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat ear infection?

Is there more than one good way to treat ear infection?

Yes.: Over half of all ear infections resolve on their own. Different people have different ideas on how bad an infection has to be before you either start antibiotics, or perform eardrum puncture (myringotomy) - either has a good chance of curing an infection too severe or long-standing to manage with pain control alone. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat pressure sores?

Is there more than one good way to treat pressure sores?

Pressure sores: Pressure sores are due to pressure which needs to be relieved in order to prevent further damage to the area in question. Seek assistance for other treatments from a clinician that is familar with this type of skin injury. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat blood pressure emergency?

Is there more than one good way to treat blood pressure emergency?

Several options: Yes, several ways. Many medications are available that can be geven intravenously to reduce severe high blood pressure which can be associated with symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, blurring of vision and confusion. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat craniofacial injuries?

Is there more than one good way to treat craniofacial injuries?

Prevention is best:): Helmets have been shown to prevent the severity of many face and head injuries. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make wound on my face heal fast?

Is there a good way to make wound on my face heal fast?

Simple Treatment: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids is more closed than the other - how to fix this?

One of my eyelids is more closed than the other - how to fix this?

Got an evaluation: Having a difference in eyelid height is not normal. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the most effective procedure to shorten a long face and make face more round?

What is the most effective procedure to shorten a long face and make face more round?

Dermal fillers: can help round/plump a face without doing a major and invasive surgery. Please discuss with a cosmetic or plastic surgeon. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat chicken pox?

Is there more than one good way to treat chicken pox?

Chicken pox-no fun!: Chicken pox (varicella) is best treated with supportive care -- Acetaminophen for pain, and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the appropriate dose for weight, aveeno oatmeal baths, and non-steroid anti-itch creams for the itch. Anti-viral medications are only indicated if someone has an immune deficiency or severe eczema. The best 'treatment' is prevention -- getting the chicken pox vaccine! ...Read more

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What is used on a large skin cancer removal wound (nose) that is healing naturally to help with new skin growth and/or for there to be less scarring?

What is used on a large skin cancer removal wound (nose) that is healing naturally to help with new skin growth and/or for there to be less scarring?

Ask the DR!!!!!: Was it a MOHS procedure? Graft? Sutures? Dressing? Forget about magic pills or vitamins to reduce scars: they are bogus claims. Usually WATER is best for routine cleaning. Keep it lubricated with vaseline or Aquaphor. Bacitracin and neosporin are useless. Worse, they are common sensitizers which may cause allergic reactions and interfere with wound healing. Your surgeon MUST have carefully instruc ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat mumps?

Is there more than one good way to treat mumps?

Yes: Best prevention and treatment is getting the MMR vaccine at 12 months and 4 years old. Yes, if you do contract the mumps , best next thing to do is time, bed rest, supportive measures for the fever, pain and headache. Hopefully you don't get complications like orchitis, meningitis, pancreatitis and other complications that require hospitalization! ...Read more

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How to know if one has a chemical burn or allergic reaction on their face after using a benzoyl peroxide acne treatment/face wash, and how to know what degree of possible burn it is and the appropriate measures to take to heal it.?

How to know if one has a chemical burn or allergic reaction on their face after using a benzoyl peroxide acne treatment/face wash, and how to know what degree of possible burn it is and the appropriate measures to take to heal it.?

Benzoyl Peroxide: Stop using benzoyl peroxide and call your doctor at once if you have severe stinging or burning of your skin. Less serious side effects may include: mild stinging or burning; itching or tingly feeling; skin dryness, peeling, or flaking; or redness or other irritation. ...Read more

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Wounds (Definition)

Wound = injury to tissue. May include ...Read more