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Kaltostat Wound Dressing Medication
Surgery?: That is a rather broad question. Please have this condition evaluated as soon as possible by a physician. ...Read more
Which changing wound dressing need sterile condition and which need clear condition? Completely answer help me a lot. With tnx
Basics of Wound Care: For surgeries, burns, and other "acute" wounds that have no contamination or people with compromised immune systems, sterile dressing changes are the way to go. For wounds that have been exposed to outside contaminants, or have not healed in a "normal" time/fashion, ("chronic wounds"), arguably, sterile really does not exist as air, dust, etc are not sterile. ...Read more
I cut myself and I have a wound of 1 and a half inch what medications I can take or what cream I can put on the wound?
Had anal fislotomy on 6th march. Wound has healed up but feeling itching since 2 days. Is it normal. Should I take any medications?
Pruritus ani: It has a name but may require casting around for a cure. Try meticulous hygiene with wet wipes, even between movements. Cortisone creams may help. After that see a dermatologist or a knowledgable FP. It could be just the result of healing and require time. ...Read more
Post op at home I had a small wound and the gave me dilodid for pain and it is not helping very much what other pain medication do you think will help?
My son 1& half years took hot porridge & got some wounds on the lips. Which medication should I get him because am worried he may be with wounds inside?
Consider function: If he is able to drink fluids without difficulty the mouth injury is likely minimal. If troubled, have him checked. There is no specific meds to use. The saliva has some enzymes that suppress germs so most of these exposures self heal.Ibuprofen as a general pain measure, chilled applesauce or Popsicle pieces are sometimes helpful. Avoid acidic juices like orange/grapefruit. ...Read more
Treat the cause: As wounds heal, the inflammation may cause increased sensation which can be interpreted as pain, numbness and itching. Scratching the wound can cause more damage to it so this is not a good idea. Use of an anti-itch medicine such as benadry, Atarax (hydroxyzine) or something stronger is probably the best idea though use of a topical anti-itch on adjacent skin will help. Avoid steroids. ...Read more
I'm a medical student and should change wound dressing and need know how change all kind off dreesing specificly would you please send me ppt or book?
Unanswerable: This is a request and question that is very much out of bounds for the purpose of this simple application. I would believe that you will learn these techniques in medical school. There are many resources for the information you are requesting, this is just not one of them. ...Read more
What is the typical treatment for a muniscus tear is there surgery involved? What kind of pain medication and how long is recovery?
Hello. I don't know the extent of your injury. Often, arthroscopic surgery is done to the knee. This means that the surgery is done internally, without filleting the knee open. Without knowing more about your injury it is hard to say how long the recovery would be. If there is a small tear and that is removed, your recovery time could be four to six weeks. (this doesn't mean you need to lie in bed for four to six weeks; but you wouldn't want to be playing sports).
It the doctor only needed to remove loose bodies from the joint space, that recovery might take two to four weeks. It the meniscus requires repair, it could take four months or longer for a full recovery. Often patients are prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Narcotics are often prescribed post operatively to control pain. ...Read more
When my lips get dry the corner of my lips tear Wats is the cause n what is it called. Is there medication to prevent it?
Is it ok to have careful anal sex after a month from the anal tear healing? A month of medication & wait another month to make sure the tear is safe?
Please help! I have been itchy from head to toe for about 6 weeks now. Haven't changed any products or medications. I'm starting to tear my skin up.
I have Excoriation Disorder. I am already in therapy, but I am trying to find a way to treat my 'wounds'. Would Triple Paste plus wound dressing work?
I have a red wound on my left thigh and it won't go away. Can you suggest medication to get rid of it?
Mum 64 using compression for vascular ulcer. Ulcer tends to bleed as wound dressing is removed as it gets stuck to the ulcer due to compression. Help!
Wet to dry: I often teach my patients that they should cover the ulcer with a saline soaked bandage or gauze and then a dry gauze...A concept known as 'wet to dry' so that the dry gauze does not further damage the skin when it is changed. ...Read more
Can a person with anal fissure that has taken medication to heal the tear have anal sex after a long while let's say 2-3 months after the wound healed?
Yes: If the fissure has healed then with the right care then it is possible. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed and treated for cellulitis. Now I am sitting with weeping legs and painful open wounds. What medication can be prescribed for this?
Seek MD care: 48 year old lady status post treatment for cellulitis, now with weeping open wounds. Please seek reevaluation by a physician immediately. It sounds like you need immediate treatment and a detailed medical history and physical exam. Please always put your medical history, medications, surgical history, and more information such as onset and duration of your condition for more accurate advice. ...Read more
I am having some wear and tear around my anal orrifice may be due to hard stool I am passing for two three days. Is it piles? Suggest medication pleas
Piles are Hemorrhoid:
S.They can be internal or external. The local irritation can be soothed with an OTC steroid cream, but we have to get your stools soft and more easily passable. This is done with daily fiber and a little extra water to your system. It will take a week or two to reregulate your system to have a daily, soft BM without the need to force. U can add daily Metamucil to your high fiber diet.
All the best. ...Read more
Docs Please tell, does partial thickness Acl tear with preserved ligaments attachment, heal completely with rest, rehab & medication without surgery?
6 months after a knee operation, the wound is closed, but the skin around the scars is pigmented and very dark. Which medication is good?
Scars will gradually lighten over time.
If you tend to make thick scars/keloids or have pigmented skin, the scar may remain dark. Skin bleaching creams do not work well on scars and may make the appearance worse by bleaching the surrounding area, which will draw even more attention to the scar. ...Read more
My mom has diabetes and regularly takes insulin shots. She has a wound on her right toe. What first aid medication should I give her and her wound?
See a doctor: Forget the cream. See a doctor asap especially if wound is on the bottom of the toe. ...Read more
What pain medications would you prescribe for mild AC joint djd, supraspinatis distal tendinopathy w/o tear, mild SA bursitis all in the shoulder?
I was diagnosed with SLE and DLE some 28 years ago. My Rheumatologist prescribed 4mg Medrol and Plasmaquin. Even on the medication I get septic wounds, which I eventually have surgically removed. Is there alternative medication available?
Perhaps: Both medications are immunesuppressants- but they have to be to control the diseases you have. There may be other medications but all will have to do the same. Important is to check that you are not diabetic or have some other condition that makes you more susceptible to infections ...Read more
What should I expect during my recovery from tear duct reconstruction surgery? I am about to have surgery to fix a blocked tear duct in my right eye. How long is the recovery from this surgery? Will I take any medications after tear duct reconstruction, w
Wound healing: In the wound care world, we do not like air exposure. One of the foundations is moist healing of a wound using the best product that you can. 'best' depends on where the wound is located and what type of drainage in coming from the wound. Your local wound center should be able to assist you with the correct product. ...Read more
Do those thick "advanced healing" bandages work? When put on wound, Air bubble eventually forms over wound. Means wound not touching bandage.
Yes. They can promote: Healing. One always has to watch for increasing infection. ...Read more