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Neosporin On Dissolvable Stitches
For what reason ?: And is the ointment made for intraoral use? Is the wound infected? See your physician if there is a problem with the healing.. The infection would not be on the surface, but in the deeper tissues. ...Read more
Skin biopsy chin wound, while washing accidentally removed some scab? (very thin/moist) didnt tear/bleed. put on bandaid + aquaphore. effect on healin
Take is easy: Knocking of a scab is not going to affect the healing or your health. 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
Are dissolvable stitches used to suture a septoplasty? I don’t want stitches ripped out of my nose after a septoplasty. Will they use dissolvable stitches?
Healing: No. They may prevent infection. But they do nothing to cause nature to change the way it heals a wound in your body. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: Normally not a problem if normal healing occurs but check with your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Had larposcopic surgery. Dr gave dissolvable stitiches w/dermabond on top. It's now peeling and catching on clothes. How can I remove the rest?
Skin biopsy chin wound 2/6, while washing accidentally removed scab (very thin/moist hadn't noticed it) didnt tear/bleed. put bandaid + aquaphore. now its slightly indented & red. Effect on healin?
Removed cyst from inner calves and wound re-opened after stitches removal. Will it keep bleeding?
Had stab wound. Staples removed. Now It has stopped bleeding. Wound looks closed. Should I stop putting a dressing/gauze on it?
Probably: At this stage, most healing has taken place and the wound strength is fine. You need a dressing only to absorb secretions if there are any, but if this is not happening, you can leave it uncovered. ...Read more
Surgery almost 2 weeks ago. Dissolvable stitches. on one end, stitch is sticking out. Abt size of pinky nail. I put neosporin near area. Wht do I do?
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. F/U with your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, oral antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Yesterday derm removed atypical mole on back, 7 stitches, will shower tomorrow. Dr said use Vaseline on wound, why use this instead of bacitracin?
Postop instru: Best to ask the doctor "WHY".....Get a more detailed answer ›
1 yo w/ wound on chin that was glued shut 4 days ago. Er cleaned, glued/steri strip it shut. Glue gone, it reopened, not bleeding. He need stitches?
acl surgery 9 week ago. 4 weeks ago a bump on my patella formed internally . Surgeon said it was vicryl absorbable suture/scar tissue. Will this heal
Wound to finger which required 3 stitches (stitches now removed for over a week)have used Bacitracin ointment on wound for 14 days - is this safe?
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