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Massage With Clean Finger
Unclear in contents: The specifics and relevance of your concerns are not clear enough to deduce an answer to this Q. Smegma is the normal product of desquamation of foreskin which just accumulates there. All what to do is regular cleansing if retractable. If not and bothering to you, circumcision may be needed for long-term care. If I missed your points, please rewrite the Q with clear specifics & relevance... Best.. ...Read more
I get a weekly deep 90 min. Body massage. Should I have him more gently massage my trigger finger?
Cut my finger about 10hrs ago. It looked deep quickly cleaned and dressed it, now you can barely tell I cut it. Is it possible to heal this quicly?
Yes for surface only: While it is possible for the top layer of your skin to epithelialize (seal) within this time, it will likely have very little mechanical strength and is likely to open again if subjected to minor trauma. It generally takes at least 3 weeks to acquire signficant wound strength and the healing process may be active for up to 2 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fingertip wound: Couple choices: there are special bandaids made for fingertips. Better is a non-stick dressing held in place with tubegauze, which the treating doctor may have in office; it provides protection from bumps as well as keeps wound clean & dry. Check with doc for this type of dressing. If u have any paramedic friends, they may have this type of dressing, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Being Sexual: Actually this is not a question you take to the physician. It is inappropriate for a physician to tell you to have or how to have sex. This crosses a lot of our ethical boundaries. I often recommend that my patients have at least one guide book to sex so that the activities can be described and learned about in clear and adult language. I have them start with "the joy of sex". ...Read more
Slammed finger in car door. Old nail is black and starting to come off. Should I cut off the remaining part and clean the skin under? How?
Would sticking your fingers into a bottle of rubbing alcohol after ejaculation as a means to cleaning them, would it contaminate the entire bottle?
Unlikely, but could: Rubbing alcohol kills over 99% of bacteria and other organisms. So, though it may not contaminate the bottle, i would presume it did. When using any bottled medicine, pour it into a cup, or on a cotton ball, and then clean the area. By the way, if there is even the tinest break in the skin, alcohol will cause severe burning sensation. ...Read more